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KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FIT
Lat/Long: 42-33-14.8000N / 071-45-32.3000W
42-33.246667N / 071-45.538333W
42.5541111 / -71.7589722
(estimated)
Elevation: 347.5 ft. / 105.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15W (2005)
From city: 3 miles SE of FITCHBURG, MA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: APR-SEP 0800-1900, OCT-MAR 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1349.5 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT VASI RY 14; MIRL RY 14/32; REIL RY 32 - 123.0.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN NOT AVAILABLE DURING DALGT IFR CONDITIONS. Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS 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)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
GDMr102/13.2GARDNER VOR/DME110.6014W
MHTr237/25.5MANCHESTER VOR/DME114.4015W
EENr136/27.6KEENE VORTAC109.4014W
LWMr264/31.4LAWRENCE VOR/DME112.5015W
BOSr305/36.0BOSTON VOR/DME112.7016W
PUTr020/36.1PUTNAM VOR/DME117.4014W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
FITCHBURGat field36515WFIT ..-. .. -
SHAKER HILL299/26.325116WSKR ... -.- .-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4510 x 100 ft. / 1375 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 41.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 42-33.463913N42-33.001672N
Longitude: 071-45.926010W071-45.140065W
Elevation: 340.1 ft.328.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 144 magnetic, 129 true324 magnetic, 309 true
Displaced threshold: no242 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
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

Runway 2/20

Dimensions: 3504 x 75 ft. / 1068 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 41.0
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 42-32.980238N42-33.551512N
Longitude: 071-45.597777W071-45.488907W
Elevation: 330.2 ft.347.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.5%0.5%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 023 magnetic, 008 true203 magnetic, 188 true
Displaced threshold: 567 ft.459 ft.
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. trees, 452 ft. from runway, 125 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
5 FT DIKE 40 FT FROM THR ON CNTRLN.
66 ft. trees, 1000 ft. from runway, 250 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FITCHBURG
CITY HALL, 718 MAIN STREET
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
Phone (978) 829-1800
Manager: SCOTT ELLIS
FITCHBURG MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, 567 CRAWFORD STREET
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
Phone 978-345-9580

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 125
Single engine airplanes: 111
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 2
Gliders airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 168/day *
65% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
3% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 February 2017

Additional Remarks

TWY LGTS LAST THIRD OF TWY TO RY 20 UNLIGHTED.
SFC WINDS LESS THAN 5 KTS; PREFERRED RY 32.
WILDLIFE ON/INVOF AIRPORT.
NOISE ABATEMENT: RWY 20 TURN TO HDG 140 AFTER TAKEOFF AVOID OVERFLYING HOSPITAL. NOISE ABATEMENT: RWY 32 MAINTAIN RWY HDG TO 1350MSL THEN TURN ON COURSE . OPERATIONS ON GRASS WEST OF RWY 14-32 AT PILOTS DISCRETION. AREA NOT MAINTAINED AS A RUNWAY. AIRPORT FUEL NOT AVAILABLE ON THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS, NEW YEARS. PLEASE CHECK NOTAMS
COLD TEMPERATURE RESTRICTED AIRPORT. ALTITUDE CORRECTION REQUIRED AT OR BELOW -25C.

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 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GRAYM FIVE **NEW**   download (233KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20   download (191KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32   download (209KB)
NDB-A   download (175KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (47KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (178KB)

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 Airport-Silver Ranch (19 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4411:44
Sunrise07:1512:15
Sunset16:3921:39
Evening civil twilight17:1022:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2018 21:40:32
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jan-2018 16:40:32
 
METAR
KFIT 162052Z AUTO 22003KT 10SM SCT055 BKN070 OVC085 02/M04 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP308 T00171039 58004
KASH 
17nm NE 
162056Z 16004KT 10SM -SN FEW055 OVC065 00/M05 A3044 RMK AO2 UPB32E47SNB47 SLP319 P0000 60000 T00001050 56004
KORH 
18nm S 
162054Z 20005KT 10SM OVC075 M02/M06 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP307 T10171061 56003
KAFN 
18nm NW 
162105Z AUTO 19006KT 5SM -SN SCT020 BKN041 OVC055 M02/M05 A3038 RMK AO2 SNB2056 P0000 T10171050
TAF
KORH 
18nm S 
161722Z 1618/1718 22005KT P6SM BKN035 FM162200 21004KT P6SM OVC030 FM170400 19004KT P6SM OVC015 FM170600 VRB03KT 1SM -SN OVC010 FM171000 06005KT 1/2SM SN OVC015 FM171600 02006KT 1SM -SN OVC010
KBED 
21nm E 
161722Z 1618/1718 20004KT P6SM BKN030 FM170200 VRB03KT P6SM OVC030 FM170800 VRB03KT 1SM -SN OVC025 FM171200 VRB03KT 1/2SM SN OVC008
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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 $5.14 $4.39 
 Updated 16-Jan-2018
 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
US Sky Signs 978-343-8700
[web site]
[email]
Aerial photography, Other business

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Twin City Airmotive 978-342-8700
no information available

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