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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

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: 02W (2020)
From city: 2 miles S of central business district of the associated city
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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.
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
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 126.0
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
CVAr083/36.2DAVENPORT VORTAC113.8004E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL: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.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 072 magnetic, 070 true252 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/DME

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 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 41-44.955200N41-44.313042N
Longitude: 089-40.853847W089-40.855815W
Elevation: 642.0 ft.644.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 182 magnetic, 180 true002 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: WHITESIDE COUNTY
WHITESIDE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 200 EAST KNOX STREET
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: 42
Single engine airplanes: 40
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 March 2021

Additional Remarks

RY 07 PREFERRED CALM WIND RY.
TERMINAL BLDG CAN BE ACCESSED AFTER HOURS BY CIPHER LOCK WHICH HAS APPLICABLE INSTRUCTIONS
OXY SVC UNAVBL.
FOR CD CTC CHICAGO ARTCC AT 630-906-8921.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 25   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 07   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 25   download
LOC BC RWY 07   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (140KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (478KB)

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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From to KSQI

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3712:37
Sunrise07:0713:07
Sunset17:1923:19
Evening civil twilight17:4823:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 01:27:43
Local (UTC-6)  06-Feb-2023 19:27:43
 
METAR
KSQI 070056Z AUTO 13011G18KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A2979 RMK AO2 SLP958 T00440006
TAF
KRFD 
38nm NE 
062059Z 0621/0718 14014G25KT P6SM BKN200 FM070200 17018G28KT P6SM SCT020 BKN050 WS020/19060KT TEMPO 0703/0707 3SM -SHRA BR OVC010 FM070900 26014G25KT P6SM BKN015
KMLI 
42nm SW 
062145Z 0622/0718 15015G25KT P6SM SCT200 FM070200 19019G33KT P6SM BKN150 FM070300 20019G30KT 6SM -SHRA BKN025 WS020/20055KT FM070600 28012G20KT P6SM BKN015
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 Sauk Valley Aviation
815-213-7939
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, GPU / Power cart, Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, ...

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