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KFME Tipton Airport
Fort Meade (Odenton), Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FME
Lat/Long: 39-05-07.3920N 076-45-33.8920W
39-05.123200N 076-45.564867W
39.0853867,-76.7594144
(estimated)
Elevation: 150 ft. / 46 m (estimated)
Variation: 10W (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 20724

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FME (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0830-1800
Pattern altitude: 1000 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 10 & 28; MIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 123.925
POTOMAC APPROACH: 119.7
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 119.7
WX ASOS at BWI (7 nm NE): PHONE 410-691-1278
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (10 nm SW): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
WX ASOS at DCA (19 nm SW): 132.65 (703-418-1177)
WX AWOS-3PT at GAI (20 nm W): 128.275 (301-977-2971)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BALr233/6.9BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
ADWr027/17.4ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
DCAr053/18.7WASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
OTTr008/22.8NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
EMIr166/26.6WESTMINSTER VORTAC117.9008W
AMLr083/34.2ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
FDKr132/(34.7)FREDERICK VOR109.0008W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ELLICOTT187/12.137111WFND ..-. -. -..
GEORGETOWN070/19.432309WGTN --. - -.
OXONN044/22.933211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
DAVEE042/30.222309WDAA -.. .- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
24 HR SELF SVC 100LL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
24 HR SELF SVC JET A+ AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 39-05.132000N39-05.098167N
Longitude: 076-45.889167W076-45.256500W
Elevation: 115.0 ft.150.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 094 true284 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL 5 DEGS LEFT OF COURSE (TREES) AND 8 DEGS RIGHT OF COURSE.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 56 ft. trees, 1239 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 1417 ft. from runway, 187 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TIPTON ARPT AUTHORITY
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
Phone 410-222-6815
Manager: MICHAEL A WASSEL
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE, SUITE 1
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
Phone 410-222-6815

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 101
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 104/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 03 April 2020

Additional Remarks

DEER ON RWY & TWY.
BE ALERT FOR NUMEROUS BWI TURBOJET ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES IN THE AREA. FLY TFC PATTERN SOUTH OF THE FIELD TO AVIOD BWI CLASS B AIRSPACE. REMAIN CLEAR OF BWI CLASS B AIRSPACE UNTIL CLEARANCE IS OBTAINED.
PAEW ADJ ALL TWYS AND RYS 10 & 28 INDEFLY.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-429-5882.
RWY 10/28 REIL/MIRL ON PHOTOCELL DURING DALGT HRS.
PAPI RWY 10 UNUSABLE 8 DEGREES LEFT & RIGHT OF COURSE; PAPI RWY 28 UNUSABLE 5 DEGREES LEFT (TREES) & 8 DEGREES RIGHT OF COURSE.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (195KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (236KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (149KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBWI - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (7 nm NE)
W00 - Freeway Airport (9 nm S)
KCGS - College Park Airport (10 nm SW)
KANP - Lee Airport (12 nm SE)
KADW - Joint Base Andrews (17 nm S)
KDCA - Ronald Reagan Washington NTL Airport (19 nm SW)
KGAI - Montgomery County Airpark (20 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Feb-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1511:15
Sunrise06:4211:42
Sunset17:5722:57
Evening civil twilight18:2423:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Feb-2021 19:15:04
Local (UTC-5)  28-Feb-2021 14:15:04
 
METAR
KFME 281855Z AUTO 10009KT 3SM OVC004 06/05 A3011 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
281854Z 09014G22KT 2SM -RA BR OVC005 06/05 A3008 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP186 P0011 T00610050
KCGS 
10nm SW 
281855Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM SCT008 OVC014 07/05 A3009 RMK AO1 T00650050
KNAK 
14nm SE 
281854Z AUTO 07008KT 1 3/4SM RA BR BKN008 OVC018 06/06 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP196 P0012 T00610061
KADW 
17nm S 
281856Z AUTO 09006KT 6SM -RA BR OVC004 07/07 A3008 RMK AO2 CIG 003 RWY19L SLP194 P0002 T00680067 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
281852Z 11007KT 7SM -RA OVC009 08/06 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP190 P0004 T00780061 $
KGAI 
20nm W 
281856Z AUTO 10004KT 5SM -RA BR OVC006 06/06 A3010 RMK AO2 CIG 005V010 SLP209 P0025 T00610056
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
281140Z 2812/0118 00000KT 6SM -RA BR BKN090 OVC130 FM281400 10006KT 5SM -RA BR OVC030 FM281700 10006KT 2SM RA BR OVC008 FM010900 27006KT 2SM -RA BR OVC008 FM011200 29006KT 3SM -RA BR OVC025 FM011600 29010G17KT P6SM BKN060
KADW 
17nm S 
280900Z 2809/0115 15005KT 9999 -RA SCT020 BKN050 QNH3023INS BECMG 2813/2814 12005KT 8000 -RA BR BKN008 OVC020 QNH3017INS BECMG 2816/2817 10005KT 6000 -RA BR OVC005 QNH2999INS BECMG 2820/2821 VRB05KT 6000 -RA BR OVC002 QNH2980INS BECMG 0105/0106 23005KT 6000 -RA BR BKN005 OVC080 WS020/25040KT QNH2971INS BECMG 0112/0113 26008KT 9999 NSW SCT005 OVC060 QNH2968INS TX14/0109Z TN06/2811Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
281140Z 2812/0118 00000KT 6SM -RA FEW070 OVC090 FM281300 10006KT 5SM -RA BR OVC025 FM281600 11006KT 2SM RA BR OVC008 FM010900 28006KT 2SM -RA BR OVC008 FM011200 29006KT 3SM -RA BR OVC020 FM011600 29011G18KT P6SM OVC045
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Tipton Airport Authority 410-222-6815
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.60 $3.50 
 Updated 04-Feb-2021
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Phoenix Flying Club
443-936-7060
[web site]
[email]
Phoenix Flying Club is member owned and operated. Members own equity in a fast, powerful, and well-equipped single-engine Piper Dakota used for weekend adventures, charity flights, practicing skills and maintaining member currency.

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