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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 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: 01E (2000)
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: 800 FT FOR PISTON ACFT,1500 FT FOR JET 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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHITESIDE068/5.325401EBOZ -... --- --..

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: 069 magnetic, 070 true249 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
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: 179 magnetic, 180 true359 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

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS RWY 25   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download (217KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download (256KB)
LOC BC RWY 07   download (212KB)
NDB RWY 07   download (223KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (30KB)
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 23-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3810:38
Sunrise06:0711:07
Sunset19:4700:47
Evening civil twilight20:1601:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Apr-2018 02:56:56
Local (UTC-5)  23-Apr-2018 21:56:56
 
METAR
KSQI 240156Z AUTO 08010KT 10SM CLR 16/00 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP208 T01560000 TSNO $
TAF
KRFD 
38nm NE 
232103Z 2321/2418 05011KT P6SM SCT150 BKN250 FM240400 06008KT P6SM SCT050 BKN150 FM241100 03004KT P6SM OVC030 FM241300 04005KT P6SM OVC035
KMLI 
42nm SW 
231720Z 2318/2418 06007KT P6SM BKN250 FM231900 05009KT P6SM BKN120 OVC200 FM241300 02006KT P6SM BKN100
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