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KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 AUGUST 2020

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 -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: APR-SEP 0800-1900, OCT-MAR 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 1349.5 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 32; VASI RWY 14; 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)

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

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4510 x 100 ft. / 1375 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: 42-33.463913N42-33.001672N
Longitude: 071-45.926010W071-45.140065W
Elevation: 340.1 ft.328.4 ft.
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
Operational restrictions: RWY 02/20 CLSD PERMLY.
RUNWAY 2  RUNWAY 20
Latitude: 42-32.980238N42-33.551512N
Longitude: 071-45.597777W071-45.488907W
Elevation: 330.2 ft.347.5 ft.
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 clear66 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: PETER KETTLE
FITCHBURG MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, 567 CRAWFORD STREET
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
Phone 978-345-9580
PKETTLE@FITCHBURGMA.GOV

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 101
Single engine airplanes: 89
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 3
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.
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 from 13 August 2020 at 0901Z to 10 September 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GRAYM SIX **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 20 **CHANGED**   download (222KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
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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Aerial photo of KFIT (Fitchburg Municipal Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2409:24
Sunrise05:5509:55
Sunset19:4823:48
Evening civil twilight20:1900:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2020 17:16:36
Local (UTC-4)  14-Aug-2020 13:16:36
 
METAR
KFIT 141652Z AUTO 11008KT 10SM CLR 29/12 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP181 T02940122
KASH 
17nm NE 
141656Z 05004KT 10SM CLR 29/14 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP183 T02940139
KORH 
18nm S 
141654Z 10005KT 10SM CLR 28/14 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP183 T02780144
KAFN 
18nm NW 
141652Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/14 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP196 T02720139
TAF
KORH 
18nm S 
141120Z 1412/1512 04006KT P6SM BKN250 FM141400 05007KT P6SM SCT200 FM142000 07008KT P6SM SCT050 FM142300 08007KT P6SM FEW200 FM150100 05007KT P6SM FEW200 FM150700 03008KT P6SM FEW250
KBED 
21nm E 
141120Z 1412/1512 03005KT P6SM SCT250 FM141500 05007KT P6SM SCT250 FM141900 07009KT P6SM SCT070 FM142300 07007KT P6SM FEW200 FM150200 04005KT P6SM FEW120 FM150700 03007KT P6SM FEW200
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
City of Fitchburg (FBO) 978-345-9580
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

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

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Twin City Airmotive 978-342-8700
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