Airport

Airport - Charles R. Walgreen Field

Information

Director:

Larry Haley
Manager

Main Office:

1650 Franklin Grove Road
Dixon, IL 61021

Airport Phone: 
815-288-1485

Phone (Manager): 
815-288-4095

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/distance VOR name Freq Var
PLLr153/8.6   POLO VOR/DME   111.20   03E
RFDr204/26.0   ROCKFORD VOR/DME   110.80   01E

 

NDB name Hdg/Dist Freq Var ID
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
121 W. 2ND ST
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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