TIPTON
Latitude: 39-5-7.392 N
Longitude: 76-45-33.892 W
Elevation: 150 ft.
Variation: 10 W 1985
From city: 1 miles SW of FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD
ARTCC: ZDC
Section chart: WASHINGTON
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
FME (KFME)
FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: LEESBURG FSS (DCA)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: FME (TIPTON)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0830-1800
SAT-SUN 0900-1800
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
ACTVT MIRL RY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL, A
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
TIPTON ARPT AUTHORITY
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
UNITED STATES
Phone: 410-222-6815
MANAGER:
MICHAEL A WASSEL
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE
SUITE 1
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
UNITED STATES
Phone: 410-222-6815
General 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.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 123.05 MHz  
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
POTOMAC APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 119.7 MHz APCH/P DEP/P IC  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
VORTAC BAL BALTIMORE 115.1 MHz 24 Hours 6.9 nm 221.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  TACAN AZIMUTH & DME UNUSBL 180-190 DEG BYD 17 NM ALL ALTS; 300-349 DEG BYD 35 NM ALL ALTS.
•  TACAN DME UNUSABLE 133-155 DEG BYD 36 NM ALL ALTS.
•  VORTAC UNUSABLE 133-155 DEG BYD 20 NM BLO 10,000 FT.
•  VOR UNSBL 197-217 DEG BYD 17 NM ALL ALTS.
NDB FND ELLICOTT 371 KHz 24 Hours 12.1 nm 176.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  NDB UNUSBL 140-320 BYD 12 NM BLO 10500 FT.
VORTAC ADW ANDREWS 113.1 MHz 24 Hours 17.4 nm 16.6°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 099-182 BYD 9 NM BLO 3500 FT, 099-182 BYD 15 NM BLO 6500 FT, 099-182 BYD 30 NM BLO 11500 FT, 183-227 BYD 10 NM BLO 2500 FT, 183-227 BYD 18 NM BLO 4000 FT, 230-236 BYD 20 NM, 237-270 ALL DSTCS & ALL ALTS, 333-048 ALL DSTCS & ALTS.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 220-280 DEG; 295-310 DEG, ALL DSTCS & ALTS.
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 035-045 ALL DSTCS BLO 2500 FT.
VOT ADW ANDREWS AFB 109.6 MHz 24 Hours 18.7 nm 17.5°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME DCA WASHINGTON 111 MHz 24 Hours 18.7 nm 43.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 026-070 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 071-075 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT; 076-105 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 106-111 BYD 10 NM BLO 2500 FT; 106-125 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT; 126-145 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT; 146-155 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 156-170 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 171-177 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 178-260 BYD 20 NM BLO 4500 FT; 261-275 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 276-283 BYD 20 NM BLO 7000 FT; 284-300 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 301-025 BYD 20 NM BLO 4500 FT.
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 090-165 BYD 30 NM BLO 3000 FT; 250-270 BYD 20 NM BLO 2500 FT; 340-040 BYD 30 NM BLO 2500 FT.
VOR FDK FREDERICK 109 MHz 24 Hours 34.7 nm 124.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
FME WX AWOS-3 123.925 MHz   0.1 nm
BWI WX ASOS   410-691-1278 6.9 nm
GAI WX AWOS-3 128.275 MHz 301-977-2971 19.6 nm
MTN WX AWOS-3PT 124.925 MHz 410-682-8848 21.6 nm
DMW WX AWOS-3 121.25 MHz 410-876-1281 33.4 nm
Runways
10/28
Dimensions: 3000 ft. x 75 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 10 Runway 28
True Alignment: 94° 274°
Traffic Pattern: Right Left
Markings: Non-precision instrument Non-precision instrument
Markings Condition: Fair Fair
Latitude: 39-5-7.92 N 39-5-5.89 N
Longitude: 76-45-53.35 W 76-45-15.39 W
Elevation: 115 ft. 150 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 51 ft. AGL 57 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left
PAPI RY 10 UNUSBL 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left
RY 28 PAPI UNUSBL 5 DEGS LEFT OF COURSE (TREES) AND 8 DEGS RIGHT OF COURSE.
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Yes
TDZE: 150 ft. 150 ft.

Heliports
None