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Decatur Airport

Decatur, IL

Phone: 217-428-2423
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round,Sat Sun/0700-2130Year-round,Mon-Fri/All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 16 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-2200
Elevation:681 ft (207.6 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. E of Decatur
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS
Runways:06/24, 12/30, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 8496 ft
Fees:Parking, Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 5.79  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.49  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:8496 x 150ft. / 2589.6 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06672.7ft. MSL
60° mag
59° true
0.1% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
runway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield
ILS/DMERoad, 599 ft Left of center, 17 ft high, 885 ft from end, 39:1 clearance slope
24681.8ft. MSL
240° mag
239° true
0.1% down
precisionrunway visual range: Midfield, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI

Runway 12/30

Dimensions:6799 x 150ft. / 2072.3 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, concrete, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
12678.3ft. MSL
120° mag
119° true
non-precisionNo DataTree, 288 ft Right of center, 43 ft high, 1,174 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope
30678.0ft. MSL
300° mag
299° true
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:5298 x 150ft. / 1614.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18678.9ft. MSL
180° mag
179° true
0.1% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Trees, 15 ft Right of center, 55 ft high, 1,755 ft from end, 28:1 clearance slope
36672.2ft. MSL
0° mag
359° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Pole, 461 ft Left of center, 50 ft high, 2,344 ft from end, 42:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Decatur Aero Club
  • Flight Training
Gaitros Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • $5.79
  • $4.49
On field: W
UNICOM: 122.95
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Services at this airport:

Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Public, Courtesy Car
Rental Cars: 
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Activities: Airline Services
Operations: Helicopter, Helicopter, Ultralight

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N39 50.0738' / W88 51.9414'
Charts:NACO: St Louis Sectional
Mag Var:01W (2000)
ARTCC:Chicago (ZAU)
FSS:Saint Louis (STL)
NOTAM Facility:DEC
Approach/Departure Control FacilityCMI
Pattern Altitude:
Light Aircraft1479
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:Pilot Activated Lighting:
  • high intensity: 7 clicks in 5 secs
  • medium intensity: 5 clicks in 5 secs
  • low intensity: 3 clicks in 5 secs
When ATCT Clsd HIRL Ry 06/24 Preset Low Intst; to Incr Intst & Actvt MIRL Rys 12/30 & 18/36; PAPI Ry 30, REIL Ry 36, Twy Lgts & MALSR Ry 06 - CTAF

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:47
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:17,026
GA Itinerant:11,382
Air Taxi:3,902

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2015)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Decatur Park DistrictTim A. Wright
620 E. Riverside Ave.910 Airport Road
Decatur, IL 62521Decatur, IL 62521
217-428-2423 (Office) 217-428-2423 (Office)