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KPWK Chicago Executive Airport
Chicago/Prospect Heights/Wheeling, Illinois, USA

GOING TO CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/WHEELING?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PWK
Lat/Long: 42-06-51.4000N / 087-54-05.5000W
42-06.856667N / 087-54.091667W
42.1142778 / -87.9015278
(estimated)
Elevation: 646.8 ft. / 197.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 02W (2000)
From city: 18 miles NW of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 60090

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: PWK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TRAFFIC PATTERN ALT FOR PISTON ACFT 1000 FT, AND FOR JETS 1500 FT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT HIRL RYS 16/34, 06/24, 12/30, RLLS LGTS RY 16, REIL RYS 16 & 34 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT. FOR CUSTOMS CLNC 2 HR MIN
ADVANCE NOTICE RQRD MON-FRI 1200-2000 & NLT 1600
FRI FOR WKEND ARRS. CTC CUSTOMS AT 847-419-1923.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 119.9
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.2
WX ASOS: PHONE 847-465-0291
EXECUTIVE GROUND: 121.7 [0600-2200 MON-FRI & 0700-2200 SAT-SUN]
EXECUTIVE TOWER: 119.9 [0600-2200 MON-FRI & 0700-2200 SAT-SUN]
CHICAGO APPROACH: 120.55 125.0
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 120.55 125.0
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.7 124.7
WHEN PWK TWR CLSD: 124.7
WX ASOS at ORD (8 nm S): PHONE 773-462-0118
WX AWOS-3 at 06C (12 nm SW): 128.275 ((847) 895-2887)
WX ASOS at UGN (19 nm N): PHONE 847-782-0876
WX ASOS at DPA (20 nm SW): PHONE 630-584-2728
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY PROVIDED BY CHICAGO APCH CTL (C90) ON FREQ 124.7 WHEN CHICAGO EXECUTIVE ARPT (PWK) ATCT IS CLSD.
  • CHICAGO APCH (C90) PRVDD'S CD THIS FREQ WHEN PWK TWR CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OBKr163/6.8NORTHBROOK VOR/DME113.0002W
ORDr359/7.6CHICAGO O'HARE VOR/DME113.9002E
DPAr054/24.1DUPAGE VOR/DME108.4002E
BUUr154/38.8BURBUN VOR/DME114.5001W
JOTr027/38.8JOLIET VORTAC112.3002E
CGTr336/39.1CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 72.0
Double wheel: 98.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 42-07.399742N42-06.633180N
Longitude: 087-54.427642W087-54.024260W
Elevation: 642.8 ft.644.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 161 magnetic, 159 true341 magnetic, 339 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 16 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG LEFT & 9 DEG RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 34 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 8 DEG LEFT & RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: RLLS
RLLS NSTD DUE TO SPACING.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 24 ft. pole, lighted, 629 ft. from runway, 417 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear13 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 325 ft. left of centerline

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 4415 x 75 ft. / 1346 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 42-06.923582N42-06.582697N
Longitude: 087-54.430207W087-53.568062W
Elevation: 645.0 ft.639.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.2%0.2%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 118 true300 magnetic, 298 true
Displaced threshold: 295 ft.432 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 41 ft. tree, 491 ft. from runway, 26 ft. right of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
RWY 12 15 FT ROAD & 6 FT FENCE.
15 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway
RY 30 +6 FT FENCE 0 FT FM THLD +20 FT TREES 0 FT AND 50 FT FM THLD & 15 FT ROAD.

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 3677 x 50 ft. / 1121 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 20.0
Double wheel: 30.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 42-06.628602N42-06.899598N
Longitude: 087-54.386487W087-53.659497W
Elevation: 646.7 ft.638.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 065 magnetic, 063 true245 magnetic, 243 true
Displaced threshold: 372 ft.1249 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 23 ft. pole, marked, 320 ft. from runway, 130 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
RWY 06 APCH RATIO 22:1 AT DSPLCD THLD.
74 ft. tree, 268 ft. from runway, 104 ft. right of centerline
RY 24 14 FT ROAD AND + 40 FT TREES 150 FT & 50 FT L 6 FT FENCE.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITIES OF WHEELING & PROSPECT HGTS
1020 S. PLANT ROAD
WHEELING, IL 60090
Phone 847-537-2580
Manager: JAMIE ABBOTT
1020 S. PLANT ROAD
WHEELING, IL 60090
Phone 847-537-2580

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 188
Single engine airplanes: 103
Multi engine airplanes: 23
Jet airplanes: 59
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 212/day *
58% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
17% air taxi
<1% military
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2017

Additional Remarks

E60-34 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) RY 34 DEP END: 230.82 FT IN LENGTH BY 170.10 FT IN WIDTH, SETBACK 304.18 FT FROM RY END.
E60-16 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) RY 16 DEP END: 242.97 FT IN LENGTH BY 170.10 FT IN WIDTH, SETBACK 35 FT FROM RY END.
NOISE SENSITIVE NEIGHBORS NORTH & SOUTH OF ARPT.
TPA 1647 FT (1,000 FT AGL) FOR PISTON ARCRFT & 2147 FT (1,500 FT AGL) FOR JET ACFT..
CONDITIONS NOT REPORTED MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY BETWEEN 1530L THROUGH 0700L. CONDITIONS NOT REPORTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ALL DAY.
AREA 3 CLSD PERMLY.
WHILE AWAITING TKOF IN THE RY 16/34 PADS TAIL ACFT TOWARDS CENTER OF ARPT FOR NOISE ABATEMENT.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: WHEN HOLDING RY 16 HOLD PAD PREFERRED JET RUN UP AREA; ALIGN ACFT AT 315 DEG. FOR RY 34 PAD ALIGN ACFT AT 190 DEG WHILE WAITING TAKEOFF.
RY 16 HOLD PAD PREFERRED RUN UP AREA. ALIGN ACFT AT 315 DEG WHILE IN 16 HOLD PAD.
TWY FOXTROT NON-MOVEMENT AREA.
NO TURBINE ENG RUNS BTWN 2200L AND 0700L ALL WEEK.
NO EDGE LGTS ON TWY P, Q, T - REFLECTORS ONLY.
COYOTES, BIRDS, MIGRATORY BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT. PYROTECHNICS IN USE FOR BIRD CONTROL.

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 16 **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (261KB)
VOR RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
 
Departure Procedures
JORJO THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (524KB)
MONKZ THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (564KB)
PAL-WAUKEE THREE **CHANGED**   download (256KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (201KB)

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KORD - Chicago O'Hare International Airport (8 nm S)
C81 - Campbell Airport (15 nm NW)
KUGN - Waukegan Regional Airport (19 nm N)
3CK - Lake in the Hills Airport (20 nm W)
KDPA - DuPage Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2312:23
Sunrise06:5412:54
Sunset16:2322:23
Evening civil twilight16:5422:54

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Nov-2017 19:00:50
Local (UTC-6)  24-Nov-2017 13:00:50
 
METAR
KPWK 241852Z 19018G23KT 10SM CLR 17/03 A2953 RMK AO2 SLP003 T01670028
KORD 
8nm S 
241851Z 19017G22KT 10SM FEW190 16/03 A2954 RMK AO2 PK WND 20029/1832 SLP003 T01560028
KUGN 
18nm N 
241755Z 20018G22KT 10SM CLR 15/02 A2954 RMK AO2 PK WND 22027/1722 SLP005 T01500022 10150 20033 58044
KDPA 
20nm SW 
241852Z 19015G30KT 10SM CLR 16/04 A2953 RMK AO2 PK WND 18030/1843 SLP002 T01560044
TAF
KORD 
8nm S 
241730Z 2418/2524 20017G29KT P6SM FEW120 FM250100 24014KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120 FM250500 31014G22KT P6SM FEW250
KDPA 
20nm SW 
241730Z 2418/2518 20017G29KT P6SM FEW120 FM250100 24014KT P6SM SCT080 BKN120 FM250500 31014G22KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support ASRI 129.95
847-537-1200
[web site]
[email]

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Chicago and its suburbs feature a thriving economy, parks, storied architecture and friendly people. Located a 30-minute drive from the city's key business centers and residential areas, Chicago Executive Airport is the top reliever airport for the city of Chicago. Chicago Executive Airport is convenient for anyone residing in or conducting business in the Loop, Northwestern Chicago or the surrounding suburbs. Let the first-class team at Signature's Chicago Executive Airport facility help you make the most of your time in the windy city. And remember, "please fly quietly".
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.24 $5.45 
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Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ASRI 129.90
847-325-0566
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Hawthorne Global Aviation Service a Chicago Executive Airport full service FBO. Concierge service and line service available 7 days a week 0500-0000. Please call and we would be happy to help with your crew and passenger needs.
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 130.325
847-808-0812
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Industry-leading FBO offering executive flight services in our recently remodeled terminal. Conveniently located within minutes of major expressways serving the Chicago metropolitan area.
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100LL Jet A
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KPWK but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KPWK.
Located at KGYY
B. Coleman Aviation
ASRI 130.35
219-750-1508
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At KGYY (Gary/Chicago International Airport), 37 miles SE

B. Coleman Aviation's state of the art facility offers private aircraft handling and full FBO services. Just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Gary is the perfect alternative to the major Chicago airports. We feature a rampside canopy, conference room, a theater/pilots' lounge, fitness room, Starbucks coffee, and many other unique amenities. You will experience our passion for service and receive exceptional support and expertise each and every time you arrive.

We are proud to be the finest CAA preferred FBO in Chicagoland.
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.58 $3.33 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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AM Air Service LLC 847-602-1888
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Other Pages about Chicago Executive Airport

www.palwaukee.org
vi.wheeling.il.us/...
www.avchicago.com/pwkpilots
www.carmachicago.com/palwa.htm
Page from the Michigan Airport Directory (PDF)
Chicago Executive Airport Association
 
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