Fitchburg Municipal
Fitchburg, Massachusetts

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 11/09/2017 - 1/4/2018

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


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:347 feetSurveyed
Magnetic Variation:15W,(2005),[-14W (2017)]
Sectional:NEW YORK
From City:3nmSE of Fitchburg


Use:Open to the public
Airspace Analysis:NOT ANALYZED
Estab Prior to 1959.
Ownership:Publicly owned
Attended:Apr-Sep 0800-1900 (local) Oct-Mar 0800-1700 (local)
Control Tower:no
ARTCC:Boston Center(ZBW)
FSS:Bridgeport FSS(BDR)
NOTAMs and Weather:FITNOTAM-D service at airport
Pattern Altitude:1349 MSL (1002 AGL)
Wind Indicator:Unlighted
Segmented Circle:yes
Lights:Activate VASI Runway 14; MIRL Runway 14/32; REIL Runway 32 - 123.0.
Beacon:Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Rotating Beacon not Available During Dalgt IFR Conditions.
Landing Fee:yes
Corporate & Commercial Flights only.


Contact 'BOSTON' Approach
Contact 'BOSTON' Departure


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:111
Multi Engine GA:6
Jet GA:2
Helicopter GA:2

Annual Operations

For year ending:02/21/2017
Local GA (< 20 miles):39600
Non-local GA:19700
Military Operations:110


Owner:City of Fitchburg
City Hall, 718 Main Street
Fitchburg, Ma 01420
(978) 829-1800
Manager:Scott Ellis
Fitchburg Municipal Airport, 567 Crawford Street
Fitchburg, Ma 01420



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,(354 Magnetic)188,(174 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Basic,Fair ConditionBasic,Fair Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance:567'459'
Gradient:0.5 0.5
Elevation at End:330.2' MSL347.5' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold:330.9' MSL341.6' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:341.6' MSL341.6' MSL
Addnl Obst +70 Ft Bldg 300 Ft from Threshold 50 Ft L of Centerline.
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a visual approachUtility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope:10:112:1
Object Height:25' AGL66' 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,(115 Magnetic)309,(295 Magnetic)
Runway Markings:Nonprecision Instrument,Good ConditionNonprecision Instrument,Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 242'
Gradient:0.3 0.3
Elevation at End:340.1' MSL328.4' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 328.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone:340.1' MSL335.0' 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 affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77):Utility runway with a nonprecision approachUtility runway with a nonprecision approach
Object Clearance Slope:8:114:1
Object Height:50' AGL42' AGL
Object Distance:600' Along centerline
125' Left of centerline
800' Along centerline
125' Right of centerline



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 Vicinity of Airport.
Noise Abatement: Runway 20 Turn to Hdg 140 After Takeoff Avoid Overflying Hospital. Noise Abatement: Runway 32 Maintain Runway Hdg to 1350Msl Then Turn on Course . Operations on Grass West of Runway 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.

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