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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 31-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0811:08
Sunrise07:3611:36
Sunset18:0622:06
Evening civil twilight18:3322:33

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  31-Oct-2020 05:11:21
Local (UTC-4)  31-Oct-2020 01:11:21
 
METAR
KFME 310455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC036 06/06 A3037 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
310454Z 31004KT 10SM FEW015 BKN039 BKN049 07/06 A3034 RMK AO2 RAE12 SLP275 P0001 T00720056 401170061
KCGS 
10nm SW 
310455Z AUTO 35004KT 7SM SCT020 BKN025 OVC037 07/04 A3035 RMK AO1 T00700041 401100068
KNAK 
14nm SE 
310454Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM -RA FEW029 BKN037 OVC046 09/06 A3034 RMK AO2 RAB39 SLP274 P0000 T00890061 401170078
KADW 
17nm S 
310456Z AUTO 35009KT 10SM BKN024 BKN039 OVC060 08/05 A3033 RMK AO2 RAB21E42 CIG 024V036 BKN024 V SCT SLP279 P0000 T00810050 401170064 FZRANO $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
310452Z 32011KT 10SM SCT032 BKN041 OVC060 09/04 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP278 T00890044 401280089
KGAI 
20nm W 
310456Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM SCT020 BKN026 OVC049 06/04 A3035 RMK AO2 SLP294 T00610039 401060056
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
310259Z 3103/0106 00000KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM310600 01004KT P6SM FEW060 FM311600 06004KT P6SM FEW250 FM312000 12004KT P6SM FEW250 FM010400 18003KT P6SM SCT120
KADW 
17nm S 
310100Z 3101/0107 35010KT 9999 SCT025 BKN030 OVC050 QNH3033INS BECMG 3115/3116 08008KT 9999 SCT015 BKN040 QNH3040INS TX09/3101Z TN06/3112Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
310259Z 3103/0106 33008KT P6SM BKN050 BKN060 FM310500 34005KT P6SM FEW050 FM311300 04004KT P6SM FEW250 FM311900 12004KT P6SM FEW250 FM010300 14004KT P6SM SCT120
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 Phoenix Flying Club
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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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