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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 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 -4 (UTC -5 during Standard 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; PAPI 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+
100LL:24 HR SELF SVC 100LL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
A+: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)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF CRS.
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS LEFT OF CRS (TREES), AND 8 DEGS RIGHT OF CRS.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 69 ft. trees, 1393 ft. from runway, 373 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 1413 ft. from runway, 211 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: 99
Single engine airplanes: 78
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 104/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 April 2021

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.

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 17 June 2021 at 0901Z to 15 July 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (185KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (152KB)
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 National Airport (19 nm SW)
KGAI - Montgomery County Airpark (20 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1009:10
Sunrise05:4209:42
Sunset20:3500:35
Evening civil twilight21:0701:07

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jun-2021 10:21:09
Local (UTC-4)  19-Jun-2021 06:21:09
 
METAR
KFME 190955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR A2984 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
190954Z 23004KT 10SM BKN190 BKN250 24/16 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP090 T02390161 $
KCGS 
10nm SW 
190955Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A2981 RMK AO1 T02310155
KNAK 
14nm SE 
190954Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP096 T02390156 $
KADW 
17nm S 
190956Z AUTO 22009KT 10SM FEW160 22/15 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP099 T02240150 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
190952Z 19007KT 10SM BKN240 23/17 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP098 T02280172
KGAI 
20nm W 
190956Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/16 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02280161
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
190520Z 1906/2012 22006KT P6SM SCT080 BKN130 FM191300 28008G16KT P6SM SCT080 BKN130 FM191800 25008G16KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS SCT050CB BKN130 FM192200 24005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN130
KADW 
17nm S 
190100Z 1901/2007 19010KT 9999 SCT100 QNH2986INS BECMG 1904/1905 21006KT 9999 SCT030 BKN050 BKN120 510208 QNH2981INS BECMG 1913/1914 22010KT 8000 -RA FEW020 BKN040 OVC100 QNH2974INS TEMPO 1923/2003 8000 -RA VCTS BKN040CB TX29/1920Z TN20/1910Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
190520Z 1906/2012 19008KT P6SM BKN250 FM190900 22006KT P6SM SCT080 BKN130 FM191300 28008G16KT P6SM SCT080 BKN130 FM191800 25008G16KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS SCT050CB BKN130 FM192200 24005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN130
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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 $5.14 $3.80 
 Updated 10-Jun-2021
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 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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