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KRFD Chicago/Rockford International Airport
Chicago/Rockford, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: RFD
Lat/Long: 42-11-43.3000N / 089-05-50.0000W
42-11.721667N / 089-05.833333W
42.1953611 / -89.0972222
(estimated)
Elevation: 742 ft. / 226.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2020)
From city: 68 miles NW of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 61109

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1950
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.6
WX ASOS: PHONE 815-484-6229
ROCKFORD GROUND: 121.9 239.0
ROCKFORD TOWER: 118.1 239.0
ROCKFORD APPROACH: 121.0 EAST 126.0 WEST 327.0
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 121.0 EAST 126.0 WEST 327.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 119.25
AS ASGND: 124.9
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
TRSA: 126.0 WEST 327.0
TRSA IC: 121.0 EAST
WX AWOS-3 at RPJ (18 nm S): 125.2 (815-562-2955)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RFDr111/4.9ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E
JVLr176/21.8JANESVILLE VOR/DME114.3003E
PLLr051/23.5POLO VOR/DME111.2003E
DPAr297/38.0DUPAGE VOR/DME108.4002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GILMY001/4.927500ERF .-. ..-.
JANESVILLE183/25.337503EJVL .--- ...- .-..
LAKE LAWN218/37.640402WLVV .-.. ...- ...-

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 10002 x 150 ft. / 3049 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
CONC PORTION GOOD CONDITION.
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 85 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 360.0
Dual double tandem: 850.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 42-11.413747N42-12.098807N
Longitude: 089-07.195365W089-05.181473W
Elevation: 742.0 ft.735.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% DOWN0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 067 magnetic, 065 true247 magnetic, 245 true
Declared distances: TORA:10002 TODA:10002 ASDA:10002 LDA:10002TORA:10002 TODA:10002 ASDA:10002 LDA:10002
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 128 ft. trees, 4660 ft. from runway, 1236 ft. right of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear51 ft. tree, 1222 ft. from runway, 420 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 8200 x 150 ft. / 2499 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 96 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 210.0
Double tandem: 390.0
Dual double tandem: 850.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 42-11.008110N42-12.352045N
Longitude: 089-05.484937W089-05.313185W
Elevation: 708.8 ft.735.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.6% UP0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 007 magnetic, 005 true187 magnetic, 185 true
Declared distances: TORA:8199 TODA:8199 ASDA:8199 LDA:8199TORA:8199 TODA:8199 ASDA:8099 LDA:8099
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 7 ft. road, 541 ft. from runway, 542 ft. right of centerline, 48:1 slope to clear65 ft. tree, 2613 ft. from runway, 561 ft. right of centerline, 37:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: GREATER ROCKFORD ARPT. AUTH.
60 ARPT DRIVE
ROCKFORD, IL 61109-2902
Phone 815-969-4011
Manager: MIKE DUNN
60 AIRPORT DR
ROCKFORD, IL 61109-2902
Phone 815-965-4011

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 114
Single engine airplanes: 78
Multi engine airplanes: 18
Jet airplanes: 15
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 94/day *
44% transient general aviation
26% commercial
20% local general aviation
6% military
4% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2017

Additional Remarks

ARFF INDEX E EQUIP AVBL WITH 1 HR PPR CALL 815-969-4011
BIRDS & DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
TRIPLE-TANDEM TRT550 RY 07/25 & TRT590 RY 01/19.
US CUSTOMS OFFICE RQR 2 HR ADVANCE NOTICE DURING BUSINESS HRS MON-FRI 0830-1700.

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 01   download (245KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 07   download (221KB)
ILS RWY 07 (SA CAT I)   download (205KB)
ILS RWY 07 (CAT II - III)   download (197KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (252KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 19   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (260KB)
LOC BC RWY 19   download (259KB)
NDB RWY 01   download (212KB)
Radar Approach Procedures available   download (443KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

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KFEP - Albertus Airport (22 nm W)
KDKB - De Kalb Taylor Municipal Airport (23 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2512:25
Sunrise06:5512:55
Sunset16:2922:29
Evening civil twilight17:0023:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2017 15:22:26
Local (UTC-6)  21-Nov-2017 09:22:26
 
METAR
KRFD 211454Z 30018G24KT 10SM FEW070 OVC090 06/M07 A2980 RMK AO2 RAE17 SLP097 P0000 60000 T00561072 53045
KRPJ 
19nm S 
211455Z AUTO 27010KT 10SM -RA OVC050 04/01 A2980 RMK AO2 T00420010
TAF
KRFD 211120Z 2112/2212 24010KT P6SM BKN100 FM211330 30016G25KT P6SM BKN040 FM212300 32010KT P6SM SCT040 FM220200 32007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 North American - Pride
ASRI 130.525
815-969-7743
[email]
NORTH AMERICAN - PRIDE is an out growth of PRIDE AIRCRAFT, INC. For the last fifteen years Pride Aircraft has been a leader in the "Warbird" restoration business, specializing in building award winning NAA T-28 and now AERO's superb L-39 jet. Acquisition of our new facility in 2002 allowed us to enter the FBO business. NORTH AMERICAN - PRIDE is committed to prompt courteous service and providing the MOST COMPETITIVE fuel pricing, at any major airport, in the Northern Illinois/Chicagoland area.
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NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Customs Service   WeatherTAP   Alamo Rent A Car   Hertz   National Car Rental   National Business Aviation Association  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.65 $3.05 
GUARANTEED
 
   1 read write
Emery Air ASRI 132.00
815-968-8287
toll-free 1-800-435-8090
[web site]
Visit Emery Air, Inc. the only full service FBO located at the Chicago/Rockford International Airport and experience a dedicated, professional, and customer service oriented company. With over fifty years of experience in line service, aircraft maintenance and avionics. Whether its warbirds, corporate, general aviation aircraft, commercial airline handling, cargo handling or overnight hangar, special requests are where we shine. Call or stop by Emery in Rockford.
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $4.70 $4.05 
GUARANTEED
 
   5 read write
FS=Full service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Aircraft Systems Inc. 815-399-0225
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Avionics Place 815-229-5360
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