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Fairfield Municipal Airport
IATA: none – ICAO: KFWC – FAA LID: FWC
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner City of Fairfield
Serves Fairfield, Illinois
Elevation AMSL 436 ft / 133 m
Coordinates 38°22′43″N 088°24′46″W / 38.37861°N 88.41278°W / 38.37861; -88.41278
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
18/36 1,999 609 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 8,000
Source: Federal Aviation Administration

Fairfield Municipal Airport (ICAO: KFWC, FAA LID: FWC) is a city-owned, public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Fairfield, in Wayne County, Illinois, United States. According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009-2013, it was classified as a general aviation airport.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned FWC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.

Facilities and aircraft

Fairfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 173 acres (70 ha) at an elevation of 436 feet (133 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 9/27 is 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m) and 18/36 is 1,999 by 60 feet (609 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2007, the airport had 8,000 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi.



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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:

2007-12-20

Airport Identifier:

FWC

Airport Status:

Operational

Longitude/Latitude:

088-24-45.5480W/38-22-43.0790N
-88.412652/38.378633 (Estimated)

Elevation:

436 ft / 132.89 m (Surveyed)

Land:

173 acres

From nearest city:

2 nautical miles W of Fairfield, IL

Location:

Wayne County, IL

Magnetic Variation:

01W (2000)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:

Publicly owned

Owner:

City Of Fairfield

Address:

City Hall,109 Ne 2nd St
Fairfield, IL 62837

Phone number:

618-842-3871

Manager:

George Bone

Address:

City Hall 109 Ne 2nd St
Fairfield, IL 62837

Phone number:

618-842-9587

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:

Open to public

Wind indicator:

Yes

Segmented Circle:

No

Control Tower:

No

Lighting Schedule:

DUSK-DAWN
MIRL RY 18/36 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT MIRL RY 09/27; REIL RY 09 - 123.05.

Beacon Color:

Clear-Green (lighted land airport)

Landing fee charge:

No

Sectional chart:

St Louis

Region:

AGL - Great Lakes

Boundary ARTCC:

ZKC - Kansas City

Tie-in FSS:

STL - Saint Louis

FSS on Airport:

No

FSS Toll Free:

1-800-WX-BRIEF

NOTAMs Facility:

FWC (NOTAM-d service avaliable)

Federal Agreements:

NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:

123.050

Unicom:

123.050 

Airport Services

Fuel available:

100LLA

Bottled Oxygen:

NONE

Bulk Oxygen:

NONE

Runway Information

Runway 09/27

Dimension:

4000 x 75 ft / 1219.2 x 22.9 m

Surface:

ASPH, Good Condition

Weight Limit:

Single wheel: 12000 lbs.

Edge Lights:

Medium

 

Runway 09

Runway 27

Longitude:

088-25-19.8980W

088-24-29.6730W

Latitude:

38-22-40.7430N

38-22-40.4660N

Elevation:

436.00 ft

413.00 ft

Alignment:

90

127

Traffic Pattern:

Left

Left

Markings:

Non-precision instrument, Good Condition

Non-precision instrument, Good Condition

Crossing Height:

25.00 ft

25.00 ft

VASI:

pulsating/steady burning on left side

pulsating/steady burning on left side

Visual Glide Angle:

3.00

3.00

Runway End Identifier:

Yes

 

Centerline Lights:

No

No

Touchdown Lights:

No

No

Obstruction:

86 ft tree, 2051.0 ft from runway, 388 ft right of centerline, 21:1 slope to clear

32 ft pole, 843.0 ft from runway, 169 ft right of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

 

Runway 18/36

Dimension:

1999 x 60 ft / 609.3 x 18.3 m

Surface:

ASPH,

Weight Limit:

Single wheel: 16000 lbs.

Edge Lights:

Medium

 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Longitude:

088-24-26.9260W

088-24-27.2030W

Latitude:

38-22-57.8760N

38-22-38.1170N

Elevation:

416.00 ft

414.00 ft

Alignment:

127

1

Traffic Pattern:

Left

Left

Markings:

Basic, Good Condition

Basic, Good Condition

Runway End Identifier:

No

No

Centerline Lights:

No

No

Touchdown Lights:

No

No

Obstruction:

16 ft road, 485.0 ft from runway, 152 ft right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear
18/36 APPROACH SLOPE IS 30:1 TO RUNWAY 18 END.

14 ft road, 323.0 ft from runway, 136 ft right of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
18/36 APPROACH SLOPE IS 23:1 TO RUNWAY 36 END.

 

Radio Navigation Aids

ID

Type

Name

Ch

Freq

Var

Dist

FWC

NDB

Wayne County

 

257.00

01E

0.2 nm

FOA

NDB

Elm River

 

353.00

00E

17.6 nm

CUL

NDB

Carmi

 

332.00

01W

22.0 nm

OLY

NDB

Olney

 

272.00

00W

23.3 nm

SLO

NDB

Salem

 

400.00

01W

30.6 nm

HSB

NDB

Harrisburg-raleigh

 

230.00

00E

34.7 nm

AJG

NDB

Mount Carmel

 

524.00

02W

35.2 nm

OEA

NDB

Vincennes

 

251.00

00E

44.5 nm

GVA

NDB

Geneva

 

224.00

01W

46.0 nm

PDW

NDB

Evansville

 

284.00

00E

46.3 nm

SAM

VOR/DME

Samsville

113X

116.60

03E

16.7 nm

VNN

VOR/DME

Mount Vernon

085X

113.80

02E

18.6 nm

LWV

VOR/DME

Lawrenceville

025X

108.80

01W

44.7 nm

MWA

VOR/DME

Marion

041X

110.40

04E

47.0 nm

BIB

VORTAC

Bible Grove

027X

109.00

03E

32.7 nm

ENL

VORTAC

Centralia

097X

115.00

04E

35.2 nm

PXV

VORTAC

Pocket City

080X

113.30

03E

41.0 nm

Based Aircraft

Aircraft based on field:

9

Single Engine Airplanes:

9

Operational Statistics

    Time Period: 2006-09-01 - 2007-08-31

Aircraft Operations:

154/Week

Air Taxi:

6.3%

General Aviation Local:

75.0%

General Aviation Itinerant:

18.8%

 

Fairfield Municipal Airport 

Address: Wayne County, IL

Tel: 618-842-3871, 618-842-9587


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General Info
Country United States
State ILLINOIS
FAA ID FWC
Latitude 38-22-43.079N
Longitude 088-24-45.548W
Elevation 436 feet
Near City FAIRFIELD



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