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IL28 Foster Field Airport
Apple River, Illinois, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: IL28
Lat/Long: 42-27-59.2000N 090-10-09.8000W
42-27.986667N 090-10.163333W
42.4664444,-90.1693889
(estimated)
Elevation: 990 ft. / 302 m (estimated)
Variation: 01E (1985)
From city: 6 miles SW of APPLE RIVER, IL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 61075

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 12/1971
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: UNATTND
Pattern altitude: 1790 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 18/36 - CTAF - 7 CLICKS.
Beacon: BEACON OTS INDEFLY.
Landing fee: yes

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at PVB (18 nm NW): 120.575 (608-348-3637)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DBQr077/24.2DUBUQUE VORTAC115.8004E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 2996 x 30 ft. / 913 x 9 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
20 FT TURF SHOULDERS.
Runway edge lights: non-standard
NSTD MIRL; NON-FRANGIBLE; SPACING & INTST.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 42-28.232515N42-27.739345N
Longitude: 090-10.160338W090-10.165327W
Elevation: 982.2 ft.959.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Displaced threshold: 187 ft.
DSPLCD THLDS RYS 18 & 36 NSTD WHITE STRIPE & NRS - NO ARROWS.
57 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Obstructions: 42 ft. tree, 673 ft. from runway, 80 ft. right of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
20 FT+ BRUSH & TREES 80 FT L&R 0 FT ON FENCE LINE.
26 ft. tree, 1043 ft. from runway, 188 ft. right of centerline, 32:1 slope to clear
RY 36 SLOPE IS 42:1 TO DISP THRS.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: NUTRIEN AG SOLUTIONS, INC.
1512 W B-R TOWNLINE ROAD
BELOIT, WI 53511
Phone 608-362-8903
Manager: GARRET BICKEL
1512 W B-R TOWNLINE ROAD
BELOIT, WI 53511
Phone 608-362-8903

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 7
Single engine airplanes: 6
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 38/week *
75% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 March 2012

Additional Remarks

SNW REMOVAL UNAVBL. CALL FOR RWY COND AT 815 541-9751.
PERMISSION REQUIRED PRIOR TO LANDING.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.
UNLIT 40 FT AGL POWERLINE 1140 FT NORTH OF RWY 18 DTHR.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at IL28.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPVB - Platteville Municipal Airport (18 nm NW)
KDBQ - Dubuque Regional Airport (24 nm W)
KSFY - Tri-Township Airport (25 nm S)
KMRJ - Iowa County Airport (25 nm N)
KEFT - Monroe Municipal Airport (27 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1813:18
Sunset16:2722:27
Evening civil twilight16:5822:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 14:43:25
Local (UTC-6)  07-Dec-2022 08:43:25
 
METAR
KPVB 
18nm NW 
071415Z AUTO 33004KT 7SM OVC017 M02/M03 A3022 RMK AO1 T10221026
KDBQ 
24nm W 
071411Z 03004KT 4SM BR OVC014 M02/M03 A3021 RMK AO2 T10221028
KEFT 
27nm E 
071415Z AUTO 3SM BR OVC015 M01/M01 A3019 RMK AO2 T10111012
KFEP 
29nm SE 
071415Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM OVC017 02/02 A3022 RMK AO2 T00160015
TAF
KDBQ 
24nm W 
071134Z 0712/0812 VRB03KT 4SM BR OVC015 TEMPO 0712/0715 1/2SM FG BKN009 FM071600 VRB03KT P6SM BKN060 FM071900 36007KT P6SM BKN120 FM080400 07006KT P6SM SCT250
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