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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 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: 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.

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 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (228KB)
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 NTL Airport (19 nm SW)
KGAI - Montgomery County Airpark (20 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:0909:09
Sunrise05:4109:41
Sunset20:3200:32
Evening civil twilight21:0401:04

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Jun-2021 23:41:22
Local (UTC-4)  12-Jun-2021 19:41:22
 
METAR
KFME 122315Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/17 A2988 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
122254Z 10004KT 10SM FEW055 SCT250 25/14 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02500144
KCGS 
10nm SW 
122315Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 24/15 A2985 RMK AO1 T02380146
KNAK 
14nm SE 
122254Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW005 24/14 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP105 T02440139
KADW 
17nm S 
122256Z AUTO 02003KT 10SM CLR 24/16 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP106 T02350158 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
122252Z 03003KT 10SM FEW040 FEW250 26/16 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP103 T02610156
KGAI 
20nm W 
122256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC030 23/19 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02330189
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
122103Z 1221/1324 VRB04KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250 FM130800 00000KT P6SM BKN035 FM131400 18004KT P6SM BKN035 FM131900 17007KT P6SM SCT080
KADW 
17nm S 
121700Z 1217/1323 VRB05KT 9999 BKN025 QNH2980INS BECMG 1308/1309 20006KT 9999 BKN015 OVC040 QNH2987INS BECMG 1312/1313 19007KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2982INS TX26/1317Z TN17/1310Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
122103Z 1221/1324 07005KT P6SM BKN040 FM130600 00000KT P6SM BKN070 FM131300 18004KT P6SM BKN050
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 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 
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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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