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Fitchburg Municipal Airport

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KFIT (0.1 NM at True Heading of 54)
METAR: KFIT 252304Z AUTO 36005KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC006 08/07 A3001 RMK AO2 T00830072
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
42-33-13.8500N (42.553847)
Longitude: 
071-45-33.0260W (-71.759174)
Elevation: 
344.5 feet MSL (105 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
14.1 W (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. SE of Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Found On: 
New York Chart
FAA Region: 
ANE

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
PETER KETTLE
FITCHBURG MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, 567 CRAWFORD STREET
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
978-345-9580
CITY OF FITCHBURG
CITY HALL, 718 MAIN STREET
FITCHBURG, MA 01420
(978) 829-1800

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
APR-SEP / /0800-1900
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZBW (Boston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1344 feet (410 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
FIT
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  88
Multi Engine:  6
Jet Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  3
Gliders:  1
Ultralights:  2

Annual Operations (as of 05/14/2020)

Total Operations:  13200
Air Taxi:  100 0.8%
GA Local:  12000 90.9%
GA Itinerant:  1000 7.6%
Military Aircraft:  100 0.8%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
Unicom:  122.700
Approach:  BOSTON
Departure:  BOSTON
ASOS:  135.175 (978-343-9121)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 508

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Bullock Charter, Inc.
      
    464-2706 100LL, Jet A
    Fitchburg-Colonial Aviation, Inc.
      
    Unicom 123.3 345-0373
    Liebfried Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.7 343-6536
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Bridgeport(BDR)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 NE-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 NE-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-1
    STAR GRAYM SIX NE-1
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KFIT

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    7.8 Sterling Airport
    (3B3)
    190 204 100LL
    12.1 Minute Man Air Field Airport
    (6B6)
    117 131 100LL
    17.5 Boire Field Airport
    (ASH KASH ASH)
    38 52 100LL, Jet A-1+
    18.0 Worcester Regional Airport
    (ORH KORH ORH)
    196 210 100LL, Jet A
    18.5 Jaffrey/Silver Ranch Airport
    (AFN KAFN AFN)
    324 338 100LL
    20.2 Tanner-Hiller Airport
    (8B5)
    234 248 100LL, Mogas
    21.4 Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport
    (BED KBED BED)
    103 117 100LL, Jet A
    23.4 Orange Municipal Airport
    (KORE ORE)
    272 286 100LL, Jet A
    26.8 Manchester Boston Regional Airport
    (MHT KMHT MHT)
    31 45 100LL, Jet A
    29.0 Hopedale Industrial Park Airport
    (1B6)
    157 171 100LL
    29.7 Lawrence Municipal Airport
    (LWM KLWM LWM)
    70 84 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    29.9 Southbridge Municipal Airport
    (3B0)
    204 218 100LL
    30.6 Dillant-Hopkins Airport
    (EEN KEEN EEN)
    312 326 100LL, Jet A
    33.8 Turners Falls Airport
    (0B5)
    274 288 100LL
    33.9 Norwood Meml Airport
    (OWD KOWD OWD)
    129 143 100LL, Jet A
    35.2 General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport
    (BOS KBOS BOS)
    108 122 100LL, Jet A
    37.3 Beverly Regional Airport
    (BVY KBVY BVY)
    86 100 100LL, Jet A
    39.8 North Central State Airport
    (SFZ KSFZ SFZ)
    162 176 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    40.1 Northampton Airport
    (7B2)
    250 264 100LL
    40.5 Concord Municipal Airport
    (CON KCON CON)
    16 30 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-3 WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A16 PKETTLE@FITCHBURGMA.GOV
    A24 CORPORATE & COML FLTS ONLY.
    A43-14 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS LEFT AND RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
    A80 ROTG BCN NOT AVBL DURG DALGT IFR CONDS.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 14 & 32; PAPI RWY 14 & 32; MIRL RWY 14/32 - 123.0.
    E111 ESTAB PRIOR TO 1959.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 14/32
    Longest Runway: 14/32 is 5001 ft (1524 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    KFIT Airport Runway Details

    Runway 14/32  5001 ft x 100 ft (1524 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/08/2020
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - No special surface treatment
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  41.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    344.5 328.5
    Latitude: 
    42-33-29.7441N 42-32-57.9535N
    Longitude: 
    071-45-58.6002W 071-45-07.4562W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    130 310
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.5 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    50 42
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    600 800
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    125 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    40 46
    Threshold Elevation: 
    344.2 328.6
    Displaced Threshold: 
    163 300
    Threshold Latitude: 
    42-33-28.7055N 42-32-59.8588N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    071-45-56.9284W 071-45-10.5203W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

    KFIT Airport Sectional

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    KFIT Airport Diagram


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