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KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 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 (211KB)
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 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4111:41
Sunrise07:1312:13
Sunset16:1421:14
Evening civil twilight16:4721:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 15:38:38
Local (UTC-5)  18-Dec-2017 10:38:38
 
METAR
KFIT 181452Z AUTO 15005KT 10SM OVC021 M04/M09 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP209 T10391094 58015
KASH 
17nm NE 
181456Z 15003KT 10SM OVC023 M04/M11 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP218 60000 T10441111 58017
KORH 
18nm S 
181514Z 17005KT 10SM OVC014 M04/M11 A3006 RMK AO2 T10391111
KAFN 
18nm NW 
181452Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM OVC014 M04/M10 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP207 T10441100 58010
TAF
KORH 
18nm S 
181120Z 1812/1912 18004KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM181400 20004KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM181600 21006KT P6SM OVC010 FM182100 21006KT 1/2SM FZFG OVC003 FM190600 25007KT P6SM BKN040 FM190800 26007KT P6SM BKN030 FM190900 26007KT P6SM BKN050
KBED 
21nm E 
181120Z 1812/1912 00000KT P6SM VCSH BKN025 OVC040 FM181400 00000KT P6SM OVC020 FM181600 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH OVC020 FM182100 VRB03KT 2SM BR OVC015 FM182300 00000KT 2SM BR VCSH OVC010 FM190100 00000KT 2SM BR OVC020 FM190300 VRB03KT P6SM OVC045
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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 15-Dec-2017
 
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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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