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Southern Illinois Airport

Carbondale/Murphysboro, IL

Phone: 618-529-1721
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 14 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0700-2100
Elevation:411 ft (125.3 m) (Surveyed)
Location:3.00 mi. NW of Carbondale/Murphysboro
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS, NDB
Runways:06/24, 18L/36R, 18R/36L
Longest paved runway: 6506 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.91  (self serve service)
100LL$ 5.23  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 3.68  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:4163 x 100ft. / 1268.9 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 36000 lb
Surface:asphalt, porous friction course, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06410.9ft. MSL
62° mag
61° true
0.1% down
basicrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 243 ft Left of center, 58 ft high, 687 ft from end, 8:1 clearance slope
24405.0ft. MSL
242° mag
241° true
0.1% up
basicvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Right-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present

Runway 18L/36R

Dimensions:6506 x 100ft. / 1983.0 x 30.5mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 80000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18L404.1ft. MSL
182° mag
181° true
0.1% down
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
36R397.2ft. MSL
2° mag
1° true
0.1% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
Mkd Pline 39 Ft Abv Ry End; 1872 Ft Fm Ry; 192l Cntrln Apch Ratio 42:1

Runway 18R/36L

Dimensions:3498 x 60ft. / 1066.2 x 18.3mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 30000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in excellent conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18R404.8ft. MSL
182° mag
181° true
0.2% up
No Databasicvisual glide slope: Pulsating-Steady Burn/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 56 ft Right of center, 52 ft high, 1,463 ft from end, 24:1 clearance slope
Unusbl Byd 6 Deg Right of Course. Pvasi Out of Service Indef
36L409.9ft. MSL
2° mag
1° true
0.2% down
No Databasicvisual glide slope: Pulsating-Steady Burn/Left-Side VASI
Trees, 30 ft Left of center, 80 ft high, 2,320 ft from end, 26:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
  • $5.23
  • $4.91
  • $3.68
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  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
UNICOM: 122.95
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    On field: CTR
    Southern Sky Maintenance
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    On field: CTR
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    Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
    Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
    Transportation: Public, Courtesy Car
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    Activities: Intensive Flight Training
    Operations: Helicopter, Ultralight

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N37 46.6850' / W89 15.1217'
    Charts:NACO: St Louis Sectional
    Mag Var:01W (2010)
    ARTCC:Kansas City (ZKC)
    FSS:Saint Louis (STL)
    NOTAM Facility:MDH
    Approach/Departure Control Facility
    Pattern Altitude:
    Heavy Aircraft1411
    Light Aircraft1211
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:When ATCT Clsd Ry 18l/36r Preset Med Intst; to Increase Intst & Actvt VASI Ry 06; PAPI Ry24; MIRL Ry 06/24; MALSR Ry 18l; PAPI Ry 36r; HIRL Ry 18l/36r - CTAF. When ATCT Clsd 18r/36l & Pvasi Ry 18r & 36l by Request Only - Call 618-534-3662

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:67
    Multi Engine:6

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:59,378
    GA Itinerant:30,896
    Air Taxi:809

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

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Southern Illinois Airport AuthorityGary R. Shafer
    Po Box 1086P O Box 1086
    Carbondale, IL 62903Carbondale, IL 62903
    618-529-1721 (Office) 618-529-1721 (Office)