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KDEC Decatur Airport
Decatur, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: DEC
Lat/Long: 39-50-04.4250N / 088-51-56.4810W
39-50.073750N / 088-51.941350W
39.8345625 / -88.8656892
(estimated)
Elevation: 681.9 ft. / 207.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01W (2000)
From city: 4 miles E of DECATUR, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 62521

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1945
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: SAINT LOUIS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DEC (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 24 HOURS/DAY, ALL SAT SUN 0700-2130
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD HIRL RY 06/24 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MIRL RYS 12/30 & 18/36; REIL RY 36, TWY LGTS & MALSR RY 06 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: 24 HRS PPR FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 217-428-2423 OR 217-428-8836. PPR FOR ARFF INDEX B CALL AMGR.
International operations: US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.9
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 126.35
WX ASOS: PHONE 217-429-0052
DECATUR GROUND: 121.75 291.775 [0600-2200]
DECATUR TOWER: 118.9 291.775 [0600-2200]
CHAMPAIGN APPROACH: 132.85
CHAMPAIGN DEPARTURE: 132.85
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON REMOTED CHAMPAIGN APCH CTL FREQS 121.35 & 353.95 (DANVILLE RCAG) WHEN CHAMPAIGN APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
AXCr353/5.8ADDERS VORTAC117.2003E
CMIr243/29.7CHAMPAIGN VORTAC110.0003E
MTOr306/34.3MATTOON VOR/DME109.4003E
SPIr091/37.4SPINNER VORTAC112.7001W
BMIr173/38.9BLOOMINGTON VOR/DME108.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ELWIN058/4.927501WDE -.. .
SHELBYVILLE360/25.736502WSYZ ... -.-- --..
ABRAHAM132/29.232900EAAA .- .- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 8496 x 150 ft. / 2590 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 60 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 245.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 39-49.625887N39-50.343747N
Longitude: 088-52.471000W088-50.913110W
Elevation: 672.7 ft.681.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 060 magnetic, 059 true240 magnetic, 239 true
Declared distances: TORA:8496 TODA:8496 ASDA:8496 LDA:8496TORA:8496 TODA:8496 ASDA:8496 LDA:8496
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfieldmidfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 17 ft. road, 885 ft. from runway, 599 ft. left of centerline, 39:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 6799 x 150 ft. / 2072 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 60 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 245.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 39-50.475063N39-49.929888N
Longitude: 088-52.488035W088-51.219165W
Elevation: 678.3 ft.678.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 119 true300 magnetic, 299 true
Declared distances: TORA:6799 TODA:6799 ASDA:6799 LDA:6799TORA:6799 TODA:6799 ASDA:6799 LDA:6799
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 43 ft. tree, 1174 ft. from runway, 288 ft. right of centerline, 22:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5298 x 150 ft. / 1615 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 23 /F/C/X/U
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 115.0
Double tandem: 180.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 39-50.487062N39-49.614535N
Longitude: 088-52.462377W088-52.445007W
Elevation: 678.9 ft.672.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 180 magnetic, 179 true000 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:5298 TODA:5298 ASDA:5298 LDA:5298TORA:5298 TODA:5298 ASDA:5298 LDA:5298
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 55 ft. trees, 1755 ft. from runway, 15 ft. right of centerline, 28:1 slope to clear50 ft. pole, 2344 ft. from runway, 461 ft. left of centerline, 42:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: DECATUR PARK DISTRICT
620 E. RIVERSIDE AVE.
DECATUR, IL 62521
Phone 217-428-2423
Manager: TIM A. WRIGHT
910 AIRPORT ROAD
DECATUR, IL 62521
Phone 217-428-2423

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 65
Single engine airplanes: 48
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 2
Military aircraft: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
40% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
24% military
9% air taxi
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

NORTH RAMP FROM HANGAR B TO HANGAR G CLOSED TO AIRCRAFT OVER 12500 LBS.
WHEN ATCT CLSD BE ALERT FOR INTMT VEHICULAR TFC IN ARPT OPNS AREAS.
BIRDS; DEER & OTHER WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
GLIDER OPNS BY WRITTEN APVL ONLY; CONTACT AMGR 217-428-2423. GLIDER OPNS ALLOWED ON RYS 06 & 30 ONLY. NO SOD OPNS.
SNOW REMOVAL OPNS IN PROGRESS WINTER MONTHS; VEHICLE OPERATORS WILL BE MONITORING CTAF; ACFT LNDG/DEP USE CTAF WHEN ATCT CLSD.
FOR US CUSTOMS CALL 217-425-4803.
RY 12 & RY 18 APCH ENDS ARE CLOSELY ALIGNED. RY 06 & RY 36 APCH ENDS ARE CLOSELY AIGNED. VERIFY CORRECT RY AND COMPASS HEADING PRIOR TO DEP.
TWY A RESTRICTED NORTH OF TWY G TO ACFT WINGSPAN OF 86FT OR LESS WITHOUT PRIOR AIRPORT AUTHORITY PERMISSION. CALL 217-428-2423.
(LAHSO_ALD, RWY 24) RY 24 SECONDARY LAHSO 8,000 FT HOLD SHORT OF RY 18/36.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 06   download (309KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (253KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (236KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (266KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 24   download (279KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (261KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (257KB)
LOC BC RWY 24   download (256KB)
VOR RWY 18   download (222KB)
VOR RWY 36   download (248KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (57KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

2K0 - Piatt County Airport (17 nm NE)
2H0 - Shelby County Airport (25 nm S)
KTAZ - Taylorville Municipal Airport (28 nm SW)
KAAA - Logan County Airport (29 nm NW)
KCMI - University of Illinois-Willard Airport (30 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2112:21
Sunrise06:5012:50
Sunset16:3422:34
Evening civil twilight17:0323:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Nov-2017 00:03:58
Local (UTC-6)  23-Nov-2017 18:03:58
 
METAR
KDEC 232354Z 18003KT 10SM CLR 06/M02 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP156 T00611022 10106 20050 53007
TAF
KDEC 231722Z 2318/2418 22009G20KT P6SM SCT250 FM240000 19005KT P6SM SCT250
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