KFIT
Airport
Fitchburg Municipal
Fitchburg, Massachusetts

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/18/2014 - 11/13/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA/ICAO Identifier:FIT / KFIT (Foxtrot-India-Tango)
Lat/Lng: 42.5541111111, -71.7589722222
42-33-14.8000N, 071-45-32.3000W
Estimated by NGS on 08/08/2003
Elevation: 348 feet Surveyed
Magnetic Variation: 15W, (2005), [-15W (2014)]
Sectional: NEW YORK
From City: 3nm SE of Fitchburg

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Estab Prior to 1959.
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 04/1940
Attended: All year Every day 0800-DUSK (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Boston Center (ZBW)
FSS: Bridgeport FSS (BDR)
NOTAMs and Weather: FIT NOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude: 1350 MSL (1002 AGL)
Wind Indicator: Unlighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Beacon: Dusk-Dawn. Activate VASI Runway 14; MIRL Runway 14/32; REIL Runway 32 - 123.0.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Rotating Beacon not Available During Dalgt IFR Conditions.
Landing Fee: yes
Corporate & Commercial Flights only.

Communications

CTAF: 122.700
UNICOM: 122.700
Weather: ASOS 978-343-9121 135.175
Approach:
Contact 'BOSTON' Approach
124.4, 279.6
Departure:
Contact 'BOSTON' Departure
124.4, 279.6
Master Airport: A90 (BOSTON CONSOLIDATED TRACON)

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High pressure
Bulk Oxygen: None
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 100
Multi Engine GA: 2
Jet GA: 1
Helicopter GA: 4
Gliders: 2
Ultralights: 2
Total: 111

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/15/2013
AirTaxi: 2100
Local GA (< 20 miles): 40000
Non-local GA: 20000
Military Operations: 110
Total: 62210

Ownership

Owner: City of Fitchburg
City Hall, 718 Main Street
Fitchburg, Ma 01420
978-345-9550
Manager: Scott Ellis
Fitchburg Municipal Airport, 567 Crawford Street
Fitchburg, Ma 01420
978-345-9580

Runways

Runways: 02/20
14/32

Runway 02/20

Length: 3504 feet
by Ngs on 08/08/2003
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 41,000 lbs
End 02 End 20
True Alignment: 008, (353 Magnetic) 188, (173 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Basic, Fair Condition Basic, Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 567' 459'
Gradient: 0.5 0.5
Elevation at End: 330.2' MSL 347.5' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 330.9' MSL 341.6' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 341.6' MSL 341.6' MSL
Objects: Trees
Addnl Obst +70 Ft Bldg 300 Ft from Threshold 50 Ft L of Centerline.
Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 10:1
Runway 02 Approach Ratio 14:1 to Displaced Threshold.
12:1
Runway 20 Approach Ratio 20:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 25' AGL 66' AGL
Object Distance: 452' Along centerline
125' Left of centerline
1000' Along centerline
250' Left of centerline
Other Objects: 5 Ft Dike 40 Ft from Threshold on Centerline.  

Runway 14/32

Length: 4510 feet
by Ngs on 08/08/2003
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 30,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 41,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 14 End 32
True Alignment: 129, (114 Magnetic) 309, (294 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:   242'
Gradient: 0.3 0.3
Elevation at End: 340.1' MSL 328.4' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:   328.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 340.1' MSL 335.0' MSL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 4.00°  
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 2-Box VASI on left side of runway  
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL):   Yes
Objects: Trees Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a nonprecision approach Utility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope: 8:1 14:1
Runway 32 Approach Ratio 20:1 to Displaced Threshold.
Object Height: 50' AGL 42' AGL
Object Distance: 600' Along centerline
125' Left of centerline
800' Along centerline
125' Right of centerline

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

A110*G-This Airport Has Been Surveyed by the National Geodetic Survey.
Taxiway Lights Last Third of Taxiway to Runway 20 Unlighted.
Surface Winds Less than 5 Kts; Preferred Runway 32.
Wildlife on/in View of Airport.

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