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KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FIT
Lat/Long: 42-33-13.8500N 071-45-33.0260W
42-33.230833N 071-45.550433W
42.5538472,-71.7591739
(estimated)
Elevation: 344.5 ft. / 105.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15W (2005)
From city: 3 miles SE of FITCHBURG, MA
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 01453

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: BOSTON CENTER
FSS: BRIDGEPORT FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FIT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance:  0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1346.5 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 14 & 32; PAPI RWY 14 & 32; MIRL RWY 14/32 - 123.0.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN NOT AVBL DURG DALGT IFR CONDS. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, CORPORATE & COML FLTS ONLY.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.7
WX ASOS: 135.175 (978-343-9121)
BOSTON APPROACH: 124.4
BOSTON DEPARTURE: 124.4
GRAYM STAR: 119.0 124.4
WX AWOS-3PT at ASH (17 nm NE): 125.1 (603-578-0473)
WX ASOS at ORH (18 nm S): PHONE 508-795-7546
WX ASOS at AFN (19 nm NW): 135.875 (603-532-6195)

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 5001 x 100 ft. / 1524 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 41.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 42-33.495735N42-32.965892N
Longitude: 071-45.976670W071-45.124270W
Elevation: 344.5 ft.328.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 145 magnetic, 130 true325 magnetic, 310 true
Displaced threshold: 163 ft.300 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5001 TODA:5001 ASDA:4701 LDA:4538TORA:5001 TODA:5001 ASDA:4838 LDA:4538
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS L & R OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 600 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear42 ft. trees, 800 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FITCHBURG
CITY HALL, 718 MAIN ST
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
Phone (978) 829-1800
Manager: PETER KETTLE
FITCHBURG MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, 567 CRAWFORD ST
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
Phone 978-345-9580
PKETTLE@FITCHBURGMA.GOV.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 91
Single engine airplanes: 81
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 1
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 36/day *
91% local general aviation
8% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 14 May 2020

Additional Remarks

WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC BOSTON APCH AT 603-594-5552.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GRAYM SIX   download (238KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (239KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (138KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (488KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGDM - Gardner Municipal Airport (11 nm W)
6B6 - Minute Man Air Field (12 nm SE)
KASH - Boire Field Airport (17 nm NE)
KORH - Worcester Regional Airport (18 nm S)
KAFN - Jaffrey/Silver Ranch Airport (19 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo of KFIT (Fitchburg Municipal Airport)
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Photo taken 01-Oct-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:3708:37
Sunrise05:1209:12
Sunset20:2800:28
Evening civil twilight21:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Jun-2022 02:23:31
Local (UTC-4)  26-Jun-2022 22:23:31
 
METAR
KFIT 270152Z AUTO 20005KT 10SM CLR 26/15 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02610150 $
KASH 
17nm NE 
270156Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 26/21 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02610206 $
KORH 
18nm S 
270154Z 23012KT 10SM CLR 23/14 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02280139
KAFN 
18nm NW 
270152Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 26/17 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP166 T02560167
TAF
KORH 
18nm S 
261736Z 2618/2718 21010KT P6SM FEW060 FM271200 22011KT P6SM -SHRA OVC050 FM271400 22011KT 6SM -SHRA OVC025 FM271500 22011G18KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC008
KBED 
21nm E 
261736Z 2618/2718 19010KT P6SM FEW060 FM270900 21008KT P6SM SCT250 FM271100 20010KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 FM271400 21011KT P6SM -SHRA BKN060 FM271500 20011G20KT 6SM -SHRA OVC010
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
City of Fitchburg (FBO) 978-345-9580
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.98 $7.00 
SS $6.78 --- 
 Updated 14-Jun-2022
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
US Sky Signs 978-343-8700
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[email]
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Twin City Airmotive 978-342-8700
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