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Poplar Grove Airport

Poplar Grove, IL

Phone: 815-544-3471
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,Sunrise-Sunset
Elevation:858 ft (261.5 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. S of Poplar Grove
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:VOR
Runways:09/27 (unpaved) , 12/30, 17/35 (unpaved)
Longest paved runway: 3773 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar, Landing
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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.95  (full serve service)

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Runway 09/27

Dimensions:2709 x 200ft. / 825.7 x 61.0mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
09857.4ft. MSL
89° mag
90° true
0.3% down
No DataTree, 96 ft Left of center, 52 ft high, 2,321 ft from end, 44:1 clearance slope
27849.0ft. MSL
269° mag
270° true
0.3% up
No DataTree, 155 ft Right of center, 60 ft high, 655 ft from end, 10:1 clearance slope

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:3773 x 50ft. / 1150.0 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, aggregate friction seal coat, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:low
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12855.5ft. MSL
122° mag
123° true
0.1% down
basicNo Data500' Disp Threshold
Tree, 326 ft Left of center, 77 ft high, 2,014 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope
Slope is 32:1 at Dsplcd Thlds Dsplcd Thlds Nstd Markings - White Bars Under Numbers - No Arrows
30850.2ft. MSL
302° mag
303° true
0.1% up
basicNo Data

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:2467 x 150ft. / 751.9 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:turf, grass, sod, no surface treatment, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
17850.0ft. MSL
175° mag
176° true
0.1% down
No DataNo Data220' Disp Threshold
Road, Both-Sides, 17 ft high, 0 ft from end
Slope is 20:1 at Dsplcd Thld Ry 17 & Ry 35 Dsplcd Thld Mkd with Three Yellow Tires on Each Side of Ry
35848.7ft. MSL
355° mag
356° true
0.1% up
No DataNo DataBuilding, 175 ft Left of center, 27 ft high, 681 ft from end, 25:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Poplar Grove Airmotive, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $4.95
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: NW
UNICOM: 122.8
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, MOGAS
Transportation: Public

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 19.3717' / W88 50.1783'
    Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
    Mag Var:01E (1980)
    ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
    FSS:Kankakee (IKK)
    NOTAM Facility:IKK
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityRFD
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1850 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:No data

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:0
    Multi Engine:0

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:48,000
    GA Itinerant:18,000
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 8/31/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Steve R. ThomasSteve R. Thomas
    11619 Rte 7611619 Rt 76
    Poplar Grove, IL 61065Poplar Grove, IL 61065
    815-544-3471 (Office) 815-544-3471 (Office)
    Alt Contact is Blake Thomas