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1C8 Cottonwood Airport
Rockford, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 1C8
Lat/Long: 42-17-30.0690N / 089-08-10.3860W
42-17.501150N / 089-08.173100W
42.2916858 / -89.1362183
(estimated)
Elevation: 741 ft. / 225.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00E (1985)
From city: 2 miles NW of ROCKFORD, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 61101

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IKK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Pattern altitude: 1041 ft. MSL
TPA: 300 FT AGL ULTRALIGHTS, 800 FT AGL SNGL ENG.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at RFD (6 nm S): PHONE 815-484-6229
WX AWOS-3 at FEP (20 nm W): 120.525 (815-233-4472)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RFDr034/4.9ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E
JVLr182/16.0JANESVILLE VOR/DME114.3003E
PLLr038/26.1POLO VOR/DME111.2003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GILMY351/10.827500ERF .-. ..-.
LAKE LAWN227/34.340402WLVV .-.. ...- ...-

Airport Services

Airframe service: MINOR REPAIRS AVBL ON REQ.

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2540 x 260 ft. / 774 x 79 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD LIRL S 2250 FT LGTD; VARIABLE INTST AND NON-FRANGIBLE MOUNTS.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-17.727500N42-17.309500N
Longitude: 089-08.164667W089-08.164667W
Elevation: 740.0 ft.740.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7%0.7%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Displaced threshold: no400 ft.
DSPLCD THLD MARKED WITH WHITE BARRELS & LGTS.
Markings: nonenone
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Obstructions: none45 ft. tree, 450 ft. from runway, 155 ft. right of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
RY 36 APCH RATIO 19:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: COTTONWOOD CORP
5105 AUBURN ST
ROCKFORD, IL 61101
Phone (815) 978-2810
Manager: TONNY HARROLLY
117 HARVEST GLEN DR
DAVIS JUNCTION, IL 61020
Phone (815) 978-2810

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 44
Single engine airplanes: 40
Helicopters: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 25/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 36: +70' LGTD STADIUM POLES L & R 1300' FM RY END.
SEASONAL CROPS IN RY 18 PART 77 SFC 130 FT FROM RY END.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 1C8.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRFD - Chicago/Rockford International Airport (6 nm S)
C77 - Poplar Grove Airport (13 nm E)
44C - Beloit Airport (14 nm NE)
KFEP - Albertus Airport (20 nm W)
KJVL - Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport (20 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5409:54
Sunrise05:2810:28
Sunset20:1901:19
Evening civil twilight20:5301:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-May-2018 20:28:42
Local (UTC-5)  25-May-2018 15:28:42
 
METAR
KRFD 
6nm S 
252011Z 26008KT 230V300 10SM TS FEW050CB SCT070 BKN150 OVC250 28/14 A2983 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW TSB05 OCNL LTGCG VC W TS VC W MOV NE T02830144
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KRFD 
6nm S 
251720Z 2518/2618 23012KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250 FM252130 21010KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM260100 21006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN150 PROB30 2605/2609 -SHRA OVC040 FM261400 24009KT P6SM FEW045 SCT250
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