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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

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; 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 (703-412-8140)
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)
PAPI RY 10 UNUSBL 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RY 28 PAPI 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 clear58 ft. trees, 1407 ft. from runway, 86 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 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.

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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (53KB)
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 25-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0211:02
Sunrise07:2911:29
Sunset18:1322:13
Evening civil twilight18:4022:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Oct-2020 02:06:20
Local (UTC-4)  25-Oct-2020 22:06:20
 
METAR
KFME 260155Z AUTO 04003KT 5SM OVC010 08/07 A3023 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
260154Z 04007KT 10SM OVC013 09/06 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP228 T00940061
KCGS 
10nm SW 
260155Z AUTO 36003KT 4SM OVC011 08/06 A3020 RMK AO1 T00760063
KNAK 
14nm SE 
260154Z AUTO 36005KT 10SM OVC017 11/10 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP227 T01110100
KADW 
17nm S 
260157Z AUTO 02005KT 5SM -DZ BR OVC003 08/08 A3018 RMK AO2 DZB57 CIG 002 RWY19L SLP228 FZRANO $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
260152Z 02008KT 4SM -DZ BR OVC008 09/08 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP230 P0000 T00890078
KGAI 
20nm W 
260156Z AUTO 00000KT 8SM OVC010 07/06 A3022 RMK AO2 CIG 007V012 SLP249 T00720061
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
252052Z 2521/2624 04008KT 6SM -RA OVC025 FM260000 04008KT 6SM -RADZ BR OVC010 FM260200 04006KT 5SM -RADZ BR OVC007 FM260500 03006KT 4SM -DZ BR OVC005 FM261100 36004KT 2SM -DZ OVC003 FM261700 VRB03KT P6SM -DZ OVC008 FM261900 VRB03KT P6SM OVC010
KADW 
17nm S 
252320Z 2523/2623 03009KT 4800 -SHRA BR OVC003 QNH3016INS BECMG 2523/2524 VRB06KT 6000 -DZ BR OVC003 QNH3019INS BECMG 2605/2606 VRB06KT 4800 -DZ BR OVC002 QNH3021INS TEMPO 2612/2614 8000 BR OVC005 BECMG 2614/2615 36009KT 8000 -DZ OVC008 QNH3013INS BECMG 2616/2617 36009KT 9999 NSW OVC010 QNH3013INS TX17/2617Z TN07/2601Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
252052Z 2521/2624 02007KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM260000 02007KT 4SM -RADZ OVC008 FM260400 02006KT 4SM -DZ BR OVC005 FM261200 33005KT 2SM -DZ OVC003 FM261600 00000KT P6SM BKN010 FM262100 VRB03KT P6SM BKN080
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 Phoenix Flying Club
443-936-7060
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[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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