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C73 Dixon Municipal Airport-Charles R. Walgreen Field
Dixon, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: C73
Lat/Long: 41-50-01.3160N / 089-26-46.3680W
41-50.021933N / 089-26.772800W
41.8336989 / -89.4462133
(estimated)
Elevation: 785 ft. / 239.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2010)
From city: 1 mile E of DIXON, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 61021

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IKK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT 0800-1200, ALL SUN ON CALL
FOR ATTENDANT CALL 815-667-0161 OR 815-440-6557. ADM BLDG ACCESS IS 24 HRS FOR RESTROOM AND TELEPHONE.
Pattern altitude: 1585 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 12/30 PRESET ON LOW INTST SS-SR; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RY 08, PAPI RY 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-AV: 118.575 (815-288-2039)
ROCKFORD APPROACH: 126.0
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 126.0
WX AWOS-3PT at SQI (12 nm SW): 119.175 (815-626-2704)
WX AWOS-3 at RPJ (17 nm E): 125.2 (815-562-2955)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLLr153/8.6POLO VOR/DME111.2003E
RFDr204/26.0ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHITESIDE063/16.925401EBOZ -... --- --..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF FUELING AVBL 24 HRS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3897 x 75 ft. / 1188 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-49.947333N41-50.060167N
Longitude: 089-27.268667W089-26.424017W
Elevation: 781.5 ft.784.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 080 true262 magnetic, 260 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 30 ft. tree, 488 ft. from runway, 260 ft. left of centerline, 9:1 slope to clear5 ft. gnd, 350 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 2803 x 75 ft. / 854 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 41-50.167317N41-49.927150N
Longitude: 089-26.935550W089-26.408683W
Elevation: 777.0 ft.785.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 123 magnetic, 121 true303 magnetic, 301 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 24 ft. stack, 682 ft. from runway, 6 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear23 ft. rr, 690 ft. from runway, 174 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DIXON
1650 FRANKLIN GROVE ROAD
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-1485
Manager: LARRY HALEY
1650 FRANKLIN GROVE RD
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-4095

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 29
Single engine airplanes: 24
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 110/day *
70% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2015

Additional Remarks

TWYS HAVE EDGE REFLECTORS WITH NO LIGHTS.
HELIPAD PARKING DESIGNATION LOCATED AT NE CORNER OF RAMP/APRON AREA.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (206KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (195KB)
VOR-A   download (179KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (293KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSQI - Whiteside County Airport-Jos H Bittorf Field (12 nm SW)
KRPJ - Rochelle Municipal Airport-Koritz Field (17 nm E)
KFEP - Albertus Airport (25 nm N)
KRFD - Chicago/Rockford International Airport (27 nm NE)
KVYS - Illinois Valley Regional Airport-Walter A Duncan Field (32 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5909:59
Sunrise05:3210:32
Sunset20:1701:17
Evening civil twilight20:5001:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-May-2018 06:17:00
Local (UTC-5)  23-May-2018 01:17:00
 
METAR
KSQI 
11nm SW 
230556Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 15/15 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP213 6//// T01500150 10222 20150 402390150 53007 PNO $
KRPJ 
17nm E 
230555Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR CLR 13/13 A3012 RMK AO2 T01310131 10204 20130 402200130
TAF
KRFD 
27nm NE 
230533Z 2306/2406 00000KT 4SM BR FEW250 FM230800 00000KT 1 1/2SM BR BCFG SCT003 TEMPO 2308/2312 3/4SM BR MIFG VV002 FM231400 15004KT P6SM SCT300
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Breneman Aircraft Service 815-284-0292 Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.75 
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Distance
 
Comments
  
 M & M Aviation Services
815-622-3591
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[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft charters, Aviation accessories, Pilot supplies

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