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KSQI Whiteside County Airport-Jos H Bittorf Field
Sterling/Rockfalls, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SQI
Lat/Long: 41-44-34.2000N / 089-40-34.6000W
41-44.570000N / 089-40.576667W
41.7428333 / -89.6762778
(estimated)
Elevation: 647.6 ft. / 197.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2020)
From city: 2 miles S of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 61071

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1948
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SQI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
ARPT UNATNDD NEW YEARS; XMAS & THANKSGIVING.
Pattern altitude: 1447.6 ft. MSL
TPA: 800 FT AGL PISTON ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT HIRL RY 07/25; MALSR RY 25 & REIL RYS 07, 18 & 36 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3PT: 119.175 (815-626-2704)
ROCKFORD APPROACH: 126.0 [0600-2200]
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 126.0 [0600-2200]
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 128.0
WX AWOS-AV at C73 (12 nm NE): 118.575 (815-288-2039)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLLr204/15.0POLO VOR/DME111.2003E
BDFr354/35.2BRADFORD VORTAC114.7000E
RFDr215/35.9ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E
CVAr083/36.2DAVENPORT VORTAC113.8004E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL FUEL DISPENSER IS SELF SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 6499 x 150 ft. / 1981 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/porous friction courses, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 60.0
Double tandem: 90.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 41-44.350508N41-44.713893N
Longitude: 089-41.082825W089-39.739070W
Elevation: 647.6 ft.647.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 070 true252 magnetic, 250 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yesno
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 35 ft. tree, 1573 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clear47 ft. tree, 1062 ft. from runway, 410 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3900 x 100 ft. / 1189 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY 18/36 MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-44.955200N41-44.313042N
Longitude: 089-40.853847W089-40.855815W
Elevation: 642.0 ft.644.1 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 180 true002 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 12 ft. brush, 640 ft. from runway, 36:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 800 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WHITESIDE COUNTY
WHITESIDE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
MORRISON, IL 61270
Phone (815) 213-7939
Manager: DARIN HEFFELFINGER
10950 HOOVER RD
ROCKFALLS, IL 61071
Phone (815) 213-7939

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 47
Single engine airplanes: 45
Multi engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 90/day *
69% local general aviation
29% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 May 2015

Additional Remarks

RY 07 PREFERRED CALM WIND RY.
TERMINAL BLDG CAN BE ACCESSED AFTER HOURS BY CIPHER LOCK WHICH HAS APPLICABLE INSTRUCTIONS
OXY SVC UNAVBL.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 25 **CHANGED**   download (248KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07 **CHANGED**   download (195KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25 **CHANGED**   download (231KB)
LOC BC RWY 07 **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (61KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

C73 - Dixon Municipal Airport-Charles R. Walgreen Field (12 nm NE)
KSFY - Tri-Township Airport (26 nm NW)
KRPJ - Rochelle Municipal Airport-Koritz Field (28 nm E)
KCWI - Clinton Municipal Airport (30 nm W)
KFEP - Albertus Airport (30 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1811:18
Sunrise06:4611:46
Sunset18:5823:58
Evening civil twilight19:2500:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Sep-2018 07:40:39
Local (UTC-5)  21-Sep-2018 02:40:39
 
METAR
KSQI 210656Z AUTO 22008KT 190V250 10SM CLR 27/21 A2976 RMK AO2 SLP082 T02720206 PNO $
TAF
KRFD 
38nm NE 
210526Z 2106/2206 21017G27KT P6SM FEW250 WS015/22050KT FM210800 23020G30KT 6SM -SHRA SCT030 BKN050 TEMPO 2108/2109 27020G32KT 4SM -SHRA BKN030 FM211000 24015G25KT P6SM SCT020 SCT100 FM211500 28016G27KT P6SM BKN025 FM212100 32015G24KT P6SM SCT030
KMLI 
42nm SW 
210520Z 2106/2206 20015G27KT P6SM BKN200 WS015/22045KT FM210700 29018G30KT 5SM -SHRA SCT015 BKN035 FM210900 24013KT P6SM BKN035 FM211100 29016G23KT P6SM OVC025 FM211800 32014G22KT P6SM BKN060 FM220100 35008KT P6SM SKC
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 Sauk Valley Aviation
815-213-7939
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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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Twin Cities Flying Club
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