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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 16, 34; HIRL RWY 16/34; MIRL RWY 06/24, RWY 12/30; RLLS LGTS RWY 16 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
US CUST USER FEE ARPT. FOR CUST CLNC 2 HR MIN ADVN
NOTICE RQRD MON-FRI 1100-1900. CTC CUST AT
847-894-7292.

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 OR 847-289-0926 WHEN CHICAGO EXECUTIVE ARPT (PWK) ATCT IS CLSD.
  • CHICAGO APCH (C90) PRVDD'S CD THIS FREQ OR 847-289-0926 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 VOR/DME112.3002E
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: 
PCN 39 /F/D/X/T
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 fair conditionprecision, in fair 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: 
PCN 39 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 28.0
Runway edge lights: medium 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: yesyes
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: medium 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: 178
Single engine airplanes: 100
Multi engine airplanes: 21
Jet airplanes: 54
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.
CONDITIONS NOT REPORTED MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY BETWEEN 1530L THROUGH 0700L. CONDITIONS NOT REPORTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ALL DAY.
AREA 3 CLSD PERMLY.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCS: WHEN HLDG RWY 16 HOLD PAD; ALIGN ACFT AT 315 DEG. FOR RWY 34 PAD ALIGN ACFT AT 190 DEG WHILE WAITING TKOF.
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.
AREA 2 AND 3 TENANT PRKG ONLY. TSNT ACFT MUST SEEK ACCOMMODATION AT AN FBO.
COYOTES, BIRDS, MIGRATORY BIRDS, SKUNKS 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 from 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (267KB)
VOR RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (237KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (18KB)
 
Departure Procedures
JORJO FIVE (RNAV)   download (247KB)
MONKZ FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (329KB)
PAL-WAUKEE THREE   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (346KB)

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3CK - Lake in the Hills Airport (20 nm W)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2910:29
Sunrise05:5910:59
Sunset19:5300:53
Evening civil twilight20:2401:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2018 22:34:03
Local (UTC-5)  14-Aug-2018 17:34:03
 
METAR
KPWK 142152Z 33005KT 10SM CLR 30/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP139 T03000178
KORD 
8nm S 
142151Z 26005KT 9SM SCT060 BKN250 30/17 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 T03000172
K06C 
12nm SW 
142215Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/18 A2996 RMK AO2 T02780176
KUGN 
18nm N 
142155Z 14007KT 6SM HZ BKN050 OVC060 27/20 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP129 T02720200
KDPA 
20nm SW 
142152Z 29006KT 6SM HZ CLR 29/18 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP139 T02890178
TAF
KORD 
8nm S 
142058Z 1421/1524 25010KT P6SM SCT060 BKN250 FM150000 VRB04KT P6SM FEW050 BKN250 FM150900 21004KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN250 FM151400 17010KT 6SM SHRA BKN040 PROB30 1515/1521 4SM -TSRA OVC025CB FM152100 15007KT P6SM -SHRA BKN040
KDPA 
20nm SW 
142058Z 1421/1518 24008KT 5SM HZ FEW050 BKN250 FM150100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM150900 21004KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN250 FM151400 17010KT 6SM SHRA BKN040
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 129.95
847-537-1200
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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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Hawthorne Global Aviation Services ASRI 129.90
847-325-0566
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Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a Chicago Executive Airport full service FBO. Concierge service and line service available 7 days a week 0500-0000. We would be happy to help with your crew and passenger needs.
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 130.325
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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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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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AM Air Service LLC 847-602-1888
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