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KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

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: APR-SEP 0800-1900, OCT-MAR 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)

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: 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.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 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 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: 88
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 1
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 22 April 2021 at 0901Z to 20 May 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
GRAYM SIX **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 **CHANGED**   download (242KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (138KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply **CHANGED**   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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5508:55
Sunrise05:2709:27
Sunset20:0024:00
Evening civil twilight20:3200:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-May-2021 04:50:38
Local (UTC-4)  14-May-2021 00:50:38
 
METAR
KFIT 140352Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 09/02 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP213 T00940022
KASH 
17nm NE 
140356Z AUTO 30003KT 10SM CLR 09/04 A3015 RMK AO2 SLP213 T00940044
KORH 
18nm S 
140354Z AUTO 32008KT 10SM CLR 12/M03 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP214 T01221028
KAFN 
18nm NW 
140352Z AUTO VRB03KT 10SM CLR 06/02 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP222 T00560022 $
TAF
KORH 
18nm S 
131737Z 1318/1418 32005KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 FM132200 31004KT P6SM SCT080
KBED 
21nm E 
131737Z 1318/1418 33012KT P6SM VCSH BKN070 FM140000 29004KT P6SM FEW250 FM140500 00000KT P6SM FEW250 FM141500 29007KT P6SM FEW250
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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 $5.48 $4.23 
SS $5.08 --- 
 Updated 05-May-2021
 
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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]
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Twin City Airmotive 978-342-8700
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