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Foster Field Airport

Apple River, IL

Phone: 815-947-3248
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:990 ft (301.8 m) (Estimated)
Location:6.00 mi. SW of Apple River
Beacon: Present
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 2996 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar, Parking
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Runway 18/36

Dimensions:2996 x 30ft. / 913.2 x 9.1mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:non-std
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18982.2ft. MSL

0.8% down
basicNo Data187' Disp Threshold
Tree, 80 ft Right of center, 42 ft high, 673 ft from end, 11:1 clearance slope
20 Ft+ Brush & Trees 80 Ft L&R 0 Ft on Fence Line Rwy 18 Slope is 201 to Disp Thrs Dsplcd Thlds Rys 18 & 36 Nstd White Stripe & Nrs - No Arrows
36959.1ft. MSL

0.8% up
basicNo Data57' Disp Threshold
Tree, 188 ft Right of center, 26 ft high, 1,043 ft from end, 32:1 clearance slope
N Ry 36 Slope is 42:1 to Disp Thrs

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Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Foster Field Airport
    On field: SE
    UNICOM: 122.8
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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N42 27.9867' / W90 10.1633'
    Charts:NACO: Chicago Sectional
    Mag Var:01E (1985)
    ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
    FSS:Kankakee (IKK)
    NOTAM Facility:
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 1790 MSL
    Wind Indicator:Present (unlit)
    Seg. Circle:No
    Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
    • medium intensity: 7 clicks in 3 secs
    Actvt MIRL Ry 18/36 - CTAF - 7 Clicks Beacon Out of Service Indefly

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:6
    Multi Engine:

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:500
    GA Itinerant:1,500
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 3/31/2012)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Ag-Tech Air LLCDrew Spidahl
    9680 W Deerfield Ln9680 W Deerfield Ln
    Lena, IL 61048Lena, IL 61048
    815-947-3248 (Office) 815-947-3248 (Office)