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C73 Dixon Municipal Airport-Charles R. Walgreen Field
Dixon, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 05 DECEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: C73
Lat/Long: 41-50-01.3160N 089-26-46.3680W
41-50.021933N 089-26.772800W
41.8336989,-89.4462133
(estimated)
Elevation: 785 ft. / 239.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2010)
From city: 1 mile E of DIXON, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 61021

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IKK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT 0800-1200, ALL SUN ON CALL
FOR ATTENDANT CALL 815-667-0161 OR 815-440-6557. ADM BLDG ACCESS IS 24 HRS FOR RESTROOM.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 12/30 PRESET ON LOW INTST SS-SR; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RY 08, PAPI RY 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-AV: 118.575 (815-288-2039)
ROCKFORD APPROACH: 126.0
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 126.0
WX AWOS-3PT at SQI (12 nm SW): 119.175 (815-626-2704)
WX AWOS-3 at RPJ (17 nm E): 125.2 (815-562-2955)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PLLr153/8.6POLO VOR/DME111.2003E
RFDr204/26.0ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF FUELING AVBL 24 HRS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3897 x 75 ft. / 1188 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-49.947333N41-50.060167N
Longitude: 089-27.268667W089-26.424017W
Elevation: 781.5 ft.784.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 082 magnetic, 080 true262 magnetic, 260 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 30 ft. tree, 643 ft. from runway, 212 ft. left of centerline, 14:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 2803 x 75 ft. / 854 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 41-50.167317N41-49.927150N
Longitude: 089-26.935550W089-26.408683W
Elevation: 777.0 ft.785.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 123 magnetic, 121 true303 magnetic, 301 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DIXON
1650 FRANKLIN GROVE ROAD
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-1485
Manager: JIM CANTERBURY
1650 FRANKLIN GROVE RD
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-4095
815-440-3064

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 21
Single engine airplanes: 16
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 110/day *
70% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2018

Additional Remarks

TWYS HAVE EDGE REFLECTORS WITH NO LIGHTS.
HELIPAD PARKING DESIGNATION LOCATED AT NE CORNER OF RAMP/APRON AREA.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

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 05 December 2019 at 0900Z to 02 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 08   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 26   download (190KB)
VOR-A   download (169KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (293KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSQI - Whiteside County Airport-Jos H Bittorf Field (12 nm SW)
KRPJ - Rochelle Municipal Airport-Koritz Field (17 nm E)
KFEP - Albertus Airport (25 nm N)
KRFD - Chicago/Rockford International Airport (27 nm NE)
KVYS - Illinois Valley Regional Airport-Walter A Duncan Field (32 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 13-Dec-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1813:18
Sunset16:2622:26
Evening civil twilight16:5822:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Dec-2019 12:04:06
Local (UTC-6)  13-Dec-2019 06:04:06
 
METAR
KSQI 
11nm SW 
131156Z AUTO 29004KT 5SM BR CLR M03/M04 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP015 T10331044 10028 21033 55005 FZRANO
KRPJ 
17nm E 
131155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M02/M02 A2995 RMK AO2 T10201023 10012 21022
TAF
KRFD 
27nm NE 
131130Z 1312/1412 VRB04KT P6SM OVC035 TEMPO 1313/1317 OVC010 FM140500 33003KT P6SM OVC010 PROB30 1406/1412 -FZDZSN
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Breneman Aircraft Service 815-284-0292
815-440-6557
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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Phillips 66
100LL
SS $4.40 
 Updated 04-Sep-2019
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
M & M Aviation Services 815-622-3591
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[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft charters, Aviation accessories, Pilot supplies

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