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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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
PPMr239/35.6PHILLIPS VOR/DME108.4009W

 
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
SELF SERVE 100LL AVAILABLE 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: 71 ft. trees, 1507 ft. from runway, 362 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 1399 ft. from runway, 122 ft. left 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: 104
Single engine airplanes: 87
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 128/day *
98% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 03 April 2017

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 between 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (214KB)
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 17-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3011:30
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset17:4522:45
Evening civil twilight18:1223:12

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Feb-2018 02:01:47
Local (UTC-5)  17-Feb-2018 21:01:47
 
METAR
KFME 180136Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM OVC003 00/00 A3010 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
180154Z 00000KT 3SM BR FEW005 BKN010 OVC030 01/01 A3007 RMK AO2 RAB11E33SNE11PLE11 SLP185 P0000 T00060006
KCGS 
10nm SW 
180138Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM OVC006 00/00 A3008 RMK AO1 T00011002
KANP 
12nm SE 
SuperAWOS
172255Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR 01/M01 A3013
KDMH 
14nm NE 
180154Z AUTO 01/01 A3009 RMK AO1 SLP188 P0002 T00060006
KNAK 
14nm SE 
180154Z AUTO 18005KT 7SM OVC007 03/02 A3007 RMK AO2 RAE34UPB19E33 SLP184 P0001 T00280022
KADW 
17nm S 
180156Z AUTO 18005KT 10SM BKN004 OVC039 01/00 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP192 P0002 T00051002
KDCA 
19nm SW 
180152Z 19005KT 10SM OVC009 02/01 A3010 RMK AO2 DZB0056E46 SLP193 P0000 T00170006
KGAI 
20nm W 
180156Z AUTO 20004KT 5SM BR OVC003 00/M01 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP223 P0001 T00001006 FZRANO
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
172224Z 1722/1824 09005KT 1SM -SN BR OVC010 TEMPO 1722/1724 1/2SM SN OVC006 FM180000 13005KT 1 1/2SM -SNPL OVC008 FM180300 VRB03KT 3SM BR OVC015 FM180600 26004KT 4SM BR BKN003 FM180900 28007KT P6SM SCT250 FM182200 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250
KADW 
17nm S 
180030Z 1800/1823 15006KT 8000 -RA SCT004 OVC025 630251 620406 QNH3005INS TEMPO 1800/1806 BKN005 BECMG 1805/1806 27009KT 9999 NSW SCT010 QNH3008INS BECMG 1813/1814 31012KT 9999 FEW010 QNH3033INS WND 28006KT AFT 1821 TX07/1817Z TN00/1800Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
172220Z 1722/1824 06006KT 2SM -SN BR SCT003 OVC020 TEMPO 1722/1724 1SM -SN BKN003 OVC020 FM180000 VRB03KT 3SM -SN BR OVC015 FM180400 VRB03KT 3SM BR OVC008 FM180700 27004KT P6SM BKN250 FM182300 16004KT P6SM FEW250
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Tipton Airport Authority 410-222-6815
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100LL Jet A
SS $4.95 $3.85 
 Updated 15-Feb-2018
 
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