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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 2019

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

 
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: 60 ft. trees, 1214 ft. from runway, 159 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear51 ft. trees, 1402 ft. from runway, 122 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 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: 100
Single engine airplanes: 84
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 125/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 20 March 2018

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 3 January 2019 at 0901Z to 31 January 2019 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 18-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5511:55
Sunrise07:2412:24
Sunset17:1122:11
Evening civil twilight17:4022:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jan-2019 14:53:54
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jan-2019 09:53:54
 
METAR
KFME 181421Z AUTO 00000KT 1SM OVC003 00/00 A3013 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
181354Z 00000KT 1/2SM R10/4500V5000FT FG OVC003 01/00 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP190 T00060000
KCGS 
10nm SW 
181423Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM OVC003 00/00 A3010 RMK AO1 T00011003
KANP 
12nm SE 
SuperAWOS
181415Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM 01/M01 A3008
KNAK 
14nm SE 
181411Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR SCT007 OVC018 03/01 A3011 RMK AO2 T00280006
KADW 
17nm S 
181415Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR SCT002 OVC009 00/00 A3009 RMK AO2 CIG 008 RWY19L SLP199 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
181352Z 07003KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC008 02/00 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP197 T00170000
KGAI 
20nm W 
181433Z AUTO 00000KT 1SM BR OVC003 01/00 A3010 RMK AO2 FZRANO
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
181339Z 1814/1918 VRB03KT 1/2SM FG OVC005 FM181500 27005KT 2SM BR BKN015 FM181800 29006KT 4SM BR SCT040 FM182000 29005KT P6SM BKN025 FM190400 32004KT P6SM SCT130 FM191000 02004KT P6SM BKN090 FM191700 09006KT P6SM BKN025
KADW 
17nm S 
180900Z 1809/1915 13006KT 4800 -SN OVC002 620026 QNH3007INS BECMG 1809/1810 15006KT 8000 BR OVC005 620456 QNH3007INS BECMG 1812/1813 28009KT 9999 NSW OVC005 620604 QNH3010INS BECMG 1818/1819 30006KT 9999 SCT030 QNH3012INS BECMG 1911/1912 02009KT 9999 BKN030 QNH3023INS TX05/1819Z TN00/1809Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
181335Z 1814/1918 02004KT 2SM BR OVC006 FM181500 27005KT 3SM BR BKN010 FM181700 VRB03KT P6SM BKN020 FM182000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN050 FM190500 VRB03KT P6SM BKN150 FM191400 08006KT P6SM OVC015
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