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55LL Sky Soaring Airport
Union, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: 55LL
Lat/Long: 42-09-15.0860N 088-30-41.3150W
42-09.251433N 088-30.688583W
42.1541906,-88.5114764
(estimated)
Elevation: 884 ft. / 269.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 00W (1985)
From city: 5 miles SE of UNION, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 60142

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 08/1978
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX AWOS-3 at DKB (16 nm SW): 119.075 (815-748-2350)
WX ASOS at DPA (19 nm SE): PHONE 630-584-2728
  • 123.3

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DPAr334/17.4DUPAGE VOR/DME108.4002E
OBKr263/25.2NORTHBROOK VOR/DME113.0002W
RFDr097/30.9ROCKFORD VOR/DME110.8001E
JVLr130/35.8JANESVILLE VOR/DME114.3003E
JOTr345/37.5JOLIET VOR/DME112.3002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LAKE LAWN176/32.940402WLVV .-.. ...- ...-

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Traffic pattern: leftright
Displaced threshold: 600 ft.no
Obstructions: 20 ft. trees, 40 ft. from runwaynone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: SKY SOARING LLC
12020 US 20
HAMPSHIRE, IL 60140
Phone (847) 683-7627
Manager: SKY SOARING BOARD OF DIRECTORS
12020 US RT 20
HAMPSHIRE, IL 60140
Phone 847-426-1860
LARRY KASE PHONE

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 28
Single engine airplanes: 3
Gliders airplanes: 25
    

Additional Remarks

GLIDER ACTIVITY ON ARPT.
ALL TFC PATTERNS ON S SIDE OF ARPT ARE FOR NOISE ABATEMENT.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO APCH AT 847-289-0926.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 55LL.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

3CK - Lake in the Hills Airport (9 nm E)
KDKB - De Kalb Taylor Municipal Airport (16 nm SW)
10C - Galt Field Airport (16 nm N)
C77 - Poplar Grove Airport (18 nm NW)
KDPA - DuPage Airport (19 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3811:38
Sunrise07:0712:07
Sunset18:1423:14
Evening civil twilight18:4223:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Oct-2019 09:20:18
Local (UTC-5)  14-Oct-2019 04:20:18
 
METAR
KDKB 
16nm SW 
140855Z AUTO 28007KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A3000 RMK AO2 T00281002
KDPA 
18nm SE 
140852Z 28006KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP159 T00281011 53009
K06C 
21nm SE 
140855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A2999 RMK AO2 T00250002
KARR 
23nm S 
140852Z AUTO 28005KT 10SM CLR 00/M02 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163 T00001017 52009 TSNO
KRFD 
26nm W 
140854Z 26006KT 10SM CLR 02/M01 A3002 RMK T00151008
KPWK 
27nm E 
140852Z AUTO 25005KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163 T00441006 53011
KORD 
28nm E 
140851Z 26006KT 10SM CLR 03/00 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP158 T00330000 53010 $
KRPJ 
30nm SW 
140855Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM CLR 01/00 A3001 RMK AO2 T00060000
TAF
KDPA 
18nm SE 
140520Z 1406/1506 28006KT P6SM BKN060 FM150100 16004KT P6SM SCT250
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