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KPWK ChicagoExecutive Airport
Chicago/Prospect Heights/Wheeling, Illinois, USA

GOING TO CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/WHEELING?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: PWK
Lat/Long: 42-06-51.4000N 087-54-05.5000W
42-06.856667N 087-54.091667W
42.1142778,-87.9015278
(estimated)
Elevation: 646.8 ft. / 197.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2000)
From city: 18 miles NW of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 60090

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PWK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 16, 34; HIRL RWY 16/34; MIRL RWY 06/24, RWY 12/30; RLLS LGTS RWY 16 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUST USER FEE ARPT. FOR CUST CLNC 2 HR MIN ADVN
NOTICE RQRD MON-FRI 1100-1900. CTC CUST AT
847-894-7292.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.9
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.2
WX ASOS: PHONE 847-465-0291
EXECUTIVE GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2200 MON-FRI & 0700-2200 SAT-SUN]
EXECUTIVE TOWER: 119.9 [0600-2200 MON-FRI & 0700-2200 SAT-SUN]
CHICAGO APPROACH: 120.55 125.0
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 120.55 125.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.7 124.7 ;WHEN TWR CLSD
WX ASOS at ORD (8 nm S): PHONE 773-462-0118
WX AWOS-3 at 06C (12 nm SW): 128.275 ((847) 895-2887)
WX ASOS at UGN (19 nm N): PHONE 847-782-0876
WX ASOS at DPA (20 nm SW): PHONE 630-587-3668

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OBKr163/6.8NORTHBROOK VOR/DME113.0002W
DPAr054/24.1DUPAGE VOR/DME108.4002E
JOTr027/38.8JOLIET VOR/DME112.3002E
CGTr336/39.1CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 39 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 72.0
Double wheel: 98.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 42-07.399742N42-06.633180N
Longitude: 087-54.427642W087-54.024260W
Elevation: 642.8 ft.644.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 159 true341 magnetic, 339 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG LEFT & 9 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG LEFT & RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: RLLS
NSTD SPACING.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 24 ft. pole, lighted, 629 ft. from runway, 417 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear13 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 325 ft. left of centerline

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 4415 x 75 ft. / 1346 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 39 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 42-06.923582N42-06.582697N
Longitude: 087-54.430207W087-53.568062W
Elevation: 645.0 ft.639.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 118 true300 magnetic, 298 true
Displaced threshold: 295 ft.432 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 41 ft. tree, 491 ft. from runway, 26 ft. right of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
15 FT ROAD & 6 FT FENCE.
15 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway
+6 FT FENCE 0 FT FM THR; +20 FT TREES 0 FT & 50 FT FM THR; 15 FT ROAD.

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3677 x 50 ft. / 1121 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Double wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 42-06.628602N42-06.899598N
Longitude: 087-54.386487W087-53.659497W
Elevation: 646.7 ft.638.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 065 magnetic, 063 true245 magnetic, 243 true
Displaced threshold: 372 ft.1249 ft.
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 23 ft. pole, marked, 320 ft. from runway, 130 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 22:1 AT DSPLCD THR.
74 ft. tree, 268 ft. from runway, 104 ft. right of centerline
14 FT ROAD & +40 FT TREES 150 FT & 50 FT L; 6 FT FENCE.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITIES OF WHEELING & PROSPECT HGTS
1020 S. PLANT ROAD
WHEELING, IL 60090
Phone 847-537-2580
Manager: JAMIE ABBOTT
1020 S. PLANT ROAD
WHEELING, IL 60090
Phone 847-537-2580

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 216
Single engine airplanes: 126
Multi engine airplanes: 20
Jet airplanes: 68
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 212/day *
58% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
17% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-34 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) RY 34 DEP END: 230.82 FT IN LENGTH BY 170.10 FT IN WIDTH, SETBACK 304.18 FT FROM RY END.
E60-16 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) RY 16 DEP END: 242.97 FT IN LENGTH BY 170.10 FT IN WIDTH, SETBACK 35 FT FROM RY END.
NOISE SENSITIVE AREA N AND S OF ARPT.
CONDS NOT RPRTD; MON FM 0000-0700, MON THRU FRI BTWN 1530-0700, FRI BTWN 1530-0700 ON MON, SAT AND SUN.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS: RWY 34 HOLD PAD PREFERRED RUN UP AREA FOR TURBINE ACFT; ALIGN ACFT AT 190 DEG WHILE WAITING TKOF OR RUN UPS. RWY 16 HOLD PAD; ALIGN ACFT AT 315 DEG.
NO EDGE LGTS ON TWY F, P, Q, T - REFLECTORS ONLY.
AREA 2 TENANT PRKG ONLY.
ACFT TRANSVERSING NE HNGRS; ENTER ON QUEBEC EXIT ON PAPA.
NO RWY GUARD LGTS AT HOT SPOT LOCATION 1 AND 3.
NMRS CRANES INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT CLSD, AND IF UNA ON FREQ, CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.
PREF MAINT RUN UP AREA: TXY C ABM THE TWR; EXHAUST FACING TWD CNTR OF ARPT. RWY 34 HOLD PAD: ALIGN ACFT AT 190 DEG WHILE WAITING TKOF OR RUN UPS. MAINT RUNS AT THE 16 HOLD PAD PROHIBITIED. NO TURBINE ENG RUNS BTWN 2200 AND 0700 ALL WEEK.
TAXILANE P; TWR VIEW PRLY OBSTD BY HNGRS & TREES. TAXILANE Q AND NE HNGRS; TWR VIEW PRLY OBSTD BY BLDGS & TREES. TWY T AND SW HNGRS; TWR VIEW PRLY OBSTD BY HNGRS.
BIRDS & WILDLIFE ON AND INVOF ARPT. PYROTECHNICS, CANINE & WILDLIFE LASER BIRD CTL IN USE.
(CONTACT ADDRESS LINE 1) EMAIL ADDRESS: OPS@CHIEXEC.COM
(CONTACT NAME) MON-FRI 0700-1530L
(CONTACT PHONE NR) EXT 119 & EXT 114.

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 16   download (291KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (298KB)
VOR RWY 16   download (270KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
 
Departure Procedures
JORJO FIVE (RNAV)   download (281KB)
MONKZ FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (396KB)
PAL-WAUKEE FIVE   download (288KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (346KB)

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KORD - Chicago O'Hare International Airport (8 nm S)
C81 - Campbell Airport (15 nm NW)
KUGN - Waukegan NTL Airport (19 nm N)
3CK - Lake in the Hills Airport (20 nm W)
KDPA - DuPage Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 01-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0012:00
Sunrise06:2812:28
Sunset17:4023:40
Evening civil twilight18:0800:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Mar-2021 10:11:35
Local (UTC-6)  01-Mar-2021 04:11:35
 
METAR
KPWK 010952Z AUTO 29007KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP186 T10171056 $
KORD 
8nm S 
010951Z 29006KT 10SM CLR M02/M06 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP183 T10171056
K06C 
12nm SW 
281210Z AUTO 12003KT 1SM OVC003 04/03 A2976 RMK AO2 T00400033
KUGN 
18nm N 
010855Z AUTO 30005KT 10SM CLR M02/M07 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP170 T10171067 51023 $
KDPA 
20nm SW 
010952Z 29010KT 10SM CLR M04/M07 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP186 T10391072 $
TAF
KORD 
8nm S 
010259Z 0103/0206 30013G21KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM011100 31010G17KT P6SM FEW025 BKN060 FM012000 33008KT P6SM BKN035
KDPA 
20nm SW 
010520Z 0106/0206 31010G17KT P6SM FEW025 FEW070 FM012000 33008KT P6SM BKN030 FM020100 34004KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ASRI 129.90
847-325-0566
[web site]
[email]
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a Chicago Executive Airport full service FBO. Concierge service and line service available 7 days a week 0500-0000. We would be happy to help with your crew and passenger needs.
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Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.59 $5.54 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 130.325
847-808-0812
[web site]
[email]
Industry-leading FBO offering executive flight services in our recently remodeled terminal. Conveniently located within minutes of major expressways serving the Chicago metropolitan area.

Atlantic Aviation announced that it has broken ground on construction of a new 25,000 square foot hangar at its fixed base operation at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK).
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.99 $5.54 
 Updated 28-Feb-2021
 
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Signature Flight Support 847-537-1200
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, ...
 
Face masks required  
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.99 $5.44 
 Updated 26-Feb-2021
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KPWK but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KPWK.
Located at KGYY
B. Coleman Aviation
ASRI 130.35
219-750-1508
[web site]
[email]
At KGYY (Gary/Chicago International Airport), 37 miles SE

B. Coleman Aviation's state of the art facility offers private aircraft handling, full FBO services and now a brand new state-of-art General Aviation U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility. Just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Gary is the perfect alternative to the major Chicago airports. We feature a ramp-side canopy, conference room, a theater/pilots' lounge, fitness room. You will experience our passion for service, receive exceptional support and expertise each and every time you arrive.

We are the closest CAA preferred FBO to downtown Chicago!
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Located at KGYY
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $4.97 $3.85 
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