Airport

Welcome to the Fitchburg Airport (FIT)

Serving the North Central Massachusetts Aviation Community. Located between the cities of Fitchburg and Leominster, FIT maintains RUNWAY (14-32) suitable for corporate jet use at 5001 FEET.


The airport has an automated surface weather observation system (ASOS) which reports weather by radio, telephone (978)-343-9121, and internet. FIT is home to many businesses offering a range of aviation services including flight training, scenic flights, charter flights, and aircraft maintenance. 

PUBLIC NOTICES


Public Notice of Availability 

 

Federal Aviation Administration 

 

Draft Environmental Assessment 

for Airport Related Improvements 

at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport

 

The Fitchburg Municipal Airport, in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, FAA Orders 1050.1F, has completed a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Avigation Easement Acquisition, Vegetation Obstruction Removal, Corporate and General Aviation Hangar Development, Perimeter Fencing, Terminal Area Development, Non-Aeronautical Use Development, and ASOS Relocation at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport, Fitchburg, MA. A copy of the Draft EA is available on the Airport’s website at: https://www.fitchburgma.gov/175/Airport. 

 

Written comments on the Draft EA are requested from interested parties and will be accepted no later than March 29, 2024. Your comments may be provided in writing (mail or email) to:

 

admin@Fitchburgma.gov or 

 

Fitchburg Airport Commission 

567 Crawford Street

Fitchburg, MA 01420

 

Please make your comments as specific as possible as they relate to the proposed action, and include your name, address, and if possible, telephone number and email address. You may also submit comments directly to Ms. Cheryl Quaine Environmental Protection Specialist Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) New England Region, via email: Cheryl.J.Quaine@faa.gov; mail: Federal Aviation Administration, 1200 District Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803; or phone: 781-238-7613.

 

In addition, the Fitchburg Airport Commission will accept comments on the Draft EA at its regularly scheduled Airport Commission Meeting on March 20, 2024. 

 

Following the March 27, 2024, comment period deadline, the Airport Commission in coordination with the FAA will evaluate comments received applicable to the Draft EA.  

 

All substantive comments will be carefully reviewed and addressed in the Final EA, as appropriate. In accordance with Federal regulations, the FAA will not decide whether to implement the proposed projects or take an alternative action until the review process is completed and an environmental finding is issued


FIT 2024-2026 DBE Program

PUBLIC NOTICE 

 

The City of Fitchburg Airport Commission hereby announces its goal of 6.58% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation on Airport Improvement Program (AIP) contracts at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport for federal fiscal years 2024 through 2026. A copy of the Airport’s DBE Plan, goal, and rationale can be viewed by clicking the following links: FIT 2024-2026 DBE ProgramFIT 2024-2026 DBE Goal Calculation. A virtual meeting to discuss the Airport’s DBE goal and rationale will be held on March 6, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Parties interested in participating in the virtual meeting must contact Jacklyn Marks, Airport Planner, via email at jcm@gainc.com or phone at 603-471-1887 so that a meeting link can be provided. This meeting is open to the public.


MINIMUM STANDARDS

The Airport Commission is posting this “Draft” copy of the Minimum Standards for purpose of providing an opportunity for constructive public input to update the 1973 policies for conducting business on the Fitchburg Municipal Airport.
The Minimum Standards are intended to be the threshold requirements for activity on the airport. 
Additionally these policies will also require approval from the FAA, MassDOT Aeronautics and the City of Fitchburg.
The City, as sponsor and landlord, is committed to open government while striving to consistently meet the community’s expectations by providing excellent service in a positive and timely manner in full view of the public.

Comments directed to: Airportadmin@fitchburgma.gov are in process.


Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan

The Fitchburg Airport Commission has completed the Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan for the Fitchburg Municipal Airport. The Master Plan consisted of a review of the adequacy of airport facilities with respect to compliance with FAA design and safety standards as well as the ability to address the needs of the Airport for the 20-year planning period. 

All Master Plan chapters were presented at Airport Commission meetings aired on FATV and were made available on the Airport’s website for public review and comment. The Fitchburg Airport Commission encouraged the public to attend Commission meetings to learn more about the Master Plan and participate in the process. 

The Fitchburg Airport Commission thanks Gale Associates and all who participated in the process. 

The completed Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan can be accessed through the title link.




Fuel Prices

FUEL TRUCK SERVICE 8:30 AM TO 4:30 PM

SELF SERVE FUEL 24 HOURS


Call 978-345-9580 for current fuel rates
 

100LL Full Service:     $6.42 /GALLON
 100LL SELF SERVE:    $6.12 GALLON

 Jet-A-Prist Full Service:   $6.00 GALLON


$0.20 discount per gallon 
                 with

 Titan Aviation Credit Card

Landing Fees & Ramp Fees: call 978-345-9580 for  current rates


  • MTOW <8,000 lbs:
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  • MTOW >30,000 lbs

Overnight Fees* call 978-345-9580 for current rates

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*Overnight fee waived with fuel purchase  (Call for minimum purchase) 

*first night only

Additional Fees/$

  • Catering fee: $25
  • Overtime fee: $45  per hour (outside normal operating hours)
  • Call in fee (4 hr min) $45 per hour
  • GPU: $70
  • Banner pick-up fee: $25 (non-tenant)
  • Badge fee: $13 YEARLY/$26 BIANNUAL