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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (228KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   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 18-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2510:25
Sunrise06:5210:52
Sunset19:1023:10
Evening civil twilight19:3723:37

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Sep-2021 19:15:38
Local (UTC-4)  18-Sep-2021 15:15:38
 
METAR
KFME 181855Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM 28/21 A3007 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
181854Z 00000KT 10SM BKN033 30/20 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP171 T03000200
KCGS 
10nm SW 
181855Z AUTO 14003KT 10SM CLR 29/19 A3005 RMK AO1 T02850193
KNAK 
14nm SE 
181854Z AUTO 12007KT 7SM CLR 26/22 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP177 T02610222
KADW 
17nm S 
181856Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM FEW035 28/20 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP177 T02840201 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
181852Z 17006KT 10SM SCT035 SCT050 29/22 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02890217
KGAI 
20nm W 
181856Z AUTO VRB04KT 10SM CLR 28/20 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP196 T02780200 PNO $
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
181728Z 1818/1924 33006KT P6SM SCT030 FM190300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM191000 36005KT P6SM SKC FM191500 03007KT P6SM SKC
KADW 
17nm S 
181705Z 1817/1923 32006KT 9999 FEW045 BKN200 QNH3001INS BECMG 1821/1822 24004KT 9999 SKC QNH3001INS BECMG 1908/1909 02009KT 9999 FEW020 SCT040 QNH3005INS TX28/1819Z TN20/1911Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
181728Z 1818/1924 18006KT P6SM BKN050 FM182000 29006KT P6SM SCT060 FM190300 VRB03KT P6SM FEW060 FM191100 01005KT P6SM SKC FM192200 04006KT P6SM SKC
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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 $5.25 $4.05 
 Updated 09-Sep-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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