Charles R. Walgreen Field

Airport Phone: 815-288-1485

Manager: Larry Haley
Phone: 815-288-4095

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Dixon Municipal Airport-Charles R. Walgreen Field Airport serves Dixon and Lee County and is owned by the City Of Dixon.

The airport has more than one runway. The longest is a paved runway extending 3899 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 785 feet at a distance of about one mile from Dixon.

 

FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 SEPTEMBER 2008

Location

FAA Identifier: C73
Lat/Long: 41-50-01.3160N / 089-26-46.3680W
41-50.021933N / 089-26.772800W
41.8336989 / -89.4462133
(estimated)
Elevation: 785 ft. / 239.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (1965)
From city: 1 mile E of DIXON, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 61021

dix-airport-vector-lgAirport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Sectional chart: CHICAGO
Control tower: no
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: IKK (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0800-1700, ALL SAT 0800-1200, ALL SUN ON CALL
FOR ATTENDANT CALL 815-667-0161 OR 815-440-6557.
Pattern altitude: 1585 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
MIRL RY 12/30 PRESET ON LOW INTST SS-SR; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MIRL RY 08/26, REIL RY 08, PAPI RY 26 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
ROCKFORD APPROACH: 126.0
ROCKFORD DEPARTURE: 126.0
WX AWOS-3 at SQI (12 nm SW): 119.175 (815-626-2704)
WX AWOS-3 at RPJ (17 nm E): 119.675 (815-562-2955)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distanceVOR nameFreqVar
PLLr153/8.6 POLO VOR/DME 111.20 03E
RFDr204/26.0 ROCKFORD VOR/DME 110.80 01E


NDB nameHdg/DistFreqVarID
WHITESIDE 063/16.9 254 01E BOZ -... --- --..
FREEPORT 166/25.5 335 00E FEP ..-. . .--.
VALLEY 335/31.7 230 00W VYS ...- -.-- ...
DEKALB 262/33.6 209 02W DKB -.. -.- -...
OTTAWA 316/38.8 266 01E OIX --- .. -..-
CLINTON 089/39.4 377 01E CWI -.-. .-- ..

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF FUELING AVBL 24 HRS.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

  • Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 3899 x 75 ft. / 1188 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 8 RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 41-49.947450N 41-50.060167N
Longitude: 089-27.269100W 089-26.424017W
Elevation: 781.0 ft. 785.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.2% 0.2%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 077 magnetic, 080 true 257 magnetic, 260 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good condition nonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Obstructions: 42 ft. trees, 1260 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline, 25:1 slope to clear 5 ft. gnd, 350 ft. from runway, 100 ft. left of centerline, 30:1 slope to clear
  • Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 2803 x 75 ft. / 854 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity:
Single wheel: 12.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12 RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 41-50.167317N 41-49.927150N
Longitude: 089-26.935550W 089-26.408683W
Elevation: 777.0 ft. 785.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% 0.3%
Traffic pattern: left left
Runway heading: 118 magnetic, 121 true 298 magnetic, 301 true
Markings: basic, in good condition basic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: no no
Obstructions: 24 ft. stack, 682 ft. from runway, 6 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear 23 ft. rr, 690 ft. from runway, 174 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DIXON
PO BOX 386
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-1485
Manager: LARRY HALEY
1650 FRANKLIN GROVE RD
DIXON, IL 61021
Phone 815-288-4095

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 23
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
Aircraft operations: avg 110/day *
70% transient general aviation
30% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2005

Additional Remarks

- TWYS HAVE IN-PAVEMENT CNTRLN REFLECTORS & EDGE REFLECTORS WITH NO LIGHTS.

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 23 October 2008 at 0901Z and 20 November 2008 at 0900Z.


IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
VOR OR GPS-A download (199KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums apply download (29KB)

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