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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 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+
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 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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10 **CHANGED**   download (195KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28 **CHANGED**   download (237KB)
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 11-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2909:29
Sunrise05:5909:59
Sunset20:0800:08
Evening civil twilight20:3800:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-May-2021 18:23:45
Local (UTC-4)  11-May-2021 14:23:45
 
METAR
KFME 111755Z AUTO 27009KT 10SM BKN070 BKN085 18/06 A3011 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
111754Z 32009G18KT 10SM SCT070 BKN090 19/03 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP185 T01890033 10206 20133 56013
KCGS 
10nm SW 
111755Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM BKN080 18/00 A3008 RMK AO1 T01810002 10189 20121
KNAK 
14nm SE 
111754Z AUTO 11013KT 10SM SCT075 17/08 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T01670078 10178 20139 58015 $
KADW 
17nm S 
111756Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM FEW075 FEW150 SCT180 19/03 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP189 T01930026 10196 20125 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
111752Z VRB05KT 10SM BKN070 20/03 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP189 T02000028 10206 20144 58017
KGAI 
20nm W 
111756Z AUTO 31008G16KT 280V010 10SM SCT070 OVC090 17/04 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP207 T01720039 10183 20117 58013
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
111733Z 1118/1224 28014G19KT P6SM SCT050 FM111900 28011G19KT P6SM BKN050 FM112300 31011KT P6SM BKN050 FM120400 32008KT P6SM SCT150 FM121400 33010G19KT P6SM SCT250
KADW 
17nm S 
111700Z 1117/1223 30012KT 9999 SCT070 QNH3007INS BECMG 1122/1123 VRB06KT 9999 FEW040 QNH3012INS BECMG 1213/1214 35012KT 9999 FEW050 QNH3018INS TX20/1217Z TN07/1208Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
111733Z 1118/1224 28011G20KT P6SM FEW050 FM112000 29010G19KT P6SM BKN050 FM120000 33009KT P6SM BKN050 FM120400 33008KT P6SM SCT100 FM120800 32006KT P6SM BKN200 FM121300 33010G18KT P6SM SCT250
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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 $5.05 $3.80 
 Updated 29-Apr-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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