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1C8 Cottonwood Airport
Rockford, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 1C8
Lat/Long: 42-17-30.0690N / 089-08-10.3860W
42-17.501150N / 089-08.173100W
42.2916858 / -89.1362183
(estimated)
Elevation: 741 ft. / 225.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of ROCKFORD, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 61101

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IKK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1541 ft. MSL
TPA FOR ULTRALITES 300'AGL.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at RFD (6 nm S): PHONE 815-484-6229
WX AWOS-3 at FEP (20 nm W): 120.525 (815-233-4472)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RFDr034/4.9ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E
JVLr182/16.0JANESVILLE VOR/DME114.3003E
PLLr038/26.1POLO VOR/DME111.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GILMY351/10.827500ERF .-. ..-.
LAKE LAWN227/34.340402WLVV .-.. ...- ...-

Airport Services

Airframe service: MINOR REPAIRS AVBL ON REQ.

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2540 x 260 ft. / 774 x 79 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL S 2250 FT LGTD; VARIABLE INTST AND NON-FRANGIBLE MOUNTS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-17.727500N42-17.309500N
Longitude: 089-08.164667W089-08.164667W
Elevation: 740.0 ft.740.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: no400 ft.
DSPLCD THLD MARKED WITH WHITE BARRELS & LGTS.
Markings: nonenone
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: none45 ft. tree, 450 ft. from runway, 155 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RY 36 APCH RATIO 19:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: COTTONWOOD CORP
5105 AUBURN ST
ROCKFORD, IL 61101
Phone (815) 978-2810
Manager: TONNY HARROLLY
117 HARVEST GLEN DR
DAVIS JUNCTION, IL 61020
Phone (815) 978-2810

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 44
Single engine airplanes: 40
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 36: +70' LGTD STADIUM POLES L & R 1300' FM RY END.
SEASONAL CROPS IN RY 18 PART 77 SFC 130 FT FROM RY END.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 1C8.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRFD - Chicago/Rockford International Airport (6 nm S)
C77 - Poplar Grove Airport (13 nm E)
44C - Beloit Airport (14 nm NE)
KFEP - Albertus Airport (20 nm W)
KJVL - Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (20 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4912:49
Sunrise07:1913:19
Sunset16:5822:58
Evening civil twilight17:2823:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jan-2018 12:52:26
Local (UTC-6)  23-Jan-2018 06:52:26
 
METAR
KRFD 
6nm S 
231054Z 34011KT 2SM -SN BR FEW009 BKN024 OVC040 M01/M02 A2964 RMK AO2 SLP042 P0000 T10061017
TAF
KRFD 
6nm S 
230916Z 2309/2406 32010KT 3SM -SN BR SCT008 OVC015 TEMPO 2309/2311 -SN BR SCT004 OVC008 FM231100 33015G22KT 6SM -SHSN OVC015 FM231300 32014G22KT P6SM OVC015 FM232200 31012KT P6SM BKN030
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