• Location

    Latitude: 
    41-12-00.1310N (41.200036)
    Longitude: 
    089-21-00.3200W (-89.350089)
    Elevation: 
    450.0 feet MSL (137 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    2.5 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. S of Hennepin, Illinois
    Found On: 
    Chicago Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AGL
  • Seaplane Base Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Private
    Type: 
    Seaplane Base
    Activation Date: 
    12/1968
    Control tower: 
    No
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    Unattended
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAU (Chicago)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1450 feet (442 m)
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    No

    Based Aircraft

    Annual Operations (as of )

  • Communications

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Privately owned: 
      R. F. WHALEN
      1900 CHARTRES ST
      LA SALLE, IL 61301
      815-223-8980
      R. F. WHALEN
      1900 CHARTRES ST
      LA SALLE, IL 61301
      815-223-8980
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 815

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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Kankakee(IKK)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
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    • Maps

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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near 8IL9

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      9.3 Hartenbower Hectares Airport
      (48IL)
      96 99 80, 100LL
      11.0 Marshall County Airport
      (C75)
      188 191 100LL
      12.7 Illinois Valley Regional-Walter A Duncan Field Airport
      (VYS KVYS VYS)
      44 47 100LL, Jet A
      27.0 Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport
      (3MY)
      206 208 100LL, Jet A
      27.7 Kewanee Municipal Airport
      (KEZI EZI)
      270 272 100LL
      27.8 Skydive Chicago Airport
      (8N2)
      64 67 100LL, Jet A
      35.6 Bresson Airport
      (C82)
      18 21 100LL
      35.7 General Downing - Peoria International Airport
      (PIA KPIA PIA)
      205 207 100LL, Jet A, Jet A++
      35.7 Whiteside Co Airport-Jos H Bittorf Field Airport
      (KSQI SQI)
      335 337 100LL, Jet A
      36.8 Pontiac Municipal Airport
      (KPNT PNT)
      116 119 100LL, Jet A
      38.3 Dixon Municipal-Charles R Walgreen Field Airport
      (C73)
      353 356 100LL, Jet A
      38.6 Cushing Field Ltd Airport
      (0C8)
      59 62 100LL, Mogas
      41.4 Dwight Airport
      (KDTG DTG)
      95 98 100LL
      43.3 Rochelle Municipal Airport-Koritz Field Airport
      (KRPJ RPJ)
      16 19 100LL, Jet A
      44.1 Morris Municipal - James R Washburn Field Airport
      (C09)
      71 74 100LL, Jet A
      44.9 Hinckley Airport
      (0C2)
      40 43 80
      45.2 Pekin Municipal Airport
      (C15)
      199 201 100LL, Jet A
      47.6 Central Il Regional Airport At Bloomington-Normal Airport
      (BMI KBMI BMI)
      155 158 100LL, Jet A
      50.1 Ingersoll Airport
      (KCTK CTK)
      221 223 100LL
      51.4 Galesburg Municipal Airport
      (GBG KGBG GBG)
      252 254 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL KGBG NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KGBG

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Little Sister Seaplane Base Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Little Sister Seaplane Base
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Business Centers
      • 3.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Architecture
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 2.0/5 (3 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A70 SELF SERVE 100LL AVAILABLE 24 HRS.
      A81-APT HIRL RY 03/21 & MIRL RY 10/28 PRESET ON LOW INTST NIGHT; TO INCR INTST NIGHT & ACTVT HIRL RY 03/21 & MIRL RY 10/28 DAY; MALSR RY 03; REIL & VASI RY 21 - CTAF.

    • Runways

      8IL9 Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 03/21 is 5793 ft (1766 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach: 03

      8IL9 Airport Runway Details

      Runway 03/21  5792 ft x 150 ft (1765 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/20/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Porous friction course
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  47.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  57.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  85.0
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 03

      Runway 21

      Elevation: 
      755 764
      Latitude: 
      40-55-51.2446N 40-56-41.6915N
      Longitude: 
      090-26-11.3525W 090-25-35.7293W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      28 208
      ILS Type: 
      ILS
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE TREE
      Object Height: 
      5 50
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      400 1733
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      218 ft. right of centerline 572 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
      REIL: 
      Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      55
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 10/28  3600 ft x 100 ft (1097 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/20/2012
      Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  40.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 10

      Runway 28

      Elevation: 
      758 758
      Latitude: 
      40-56-20.7363N 40-56-13.9420N
      Longitude: 
      090-26-12.6602W 090-25-26.6158W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      101 281
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      218 ft. right of centerline 572 ft. left of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      No No
      Touchdown Lights: 
      No No
      Centerline Lights: 
      No No
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 03/21  5793 ft x 150 ft (1766 m x 46 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 03

      Runway 21

      Elevation: 
      754 764
      Latitude: 
      40.9309 40.9449
      Longitude: 
      -90.4365 -90.4266
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      28 208
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      754 764
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 10/28  3601 ft x 100 ft (1098 m x 30 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 10

      Runway 28

      Elevation: 
      758 758
      Latitude: 
      40.9391 40.9372
      Longitude: 
      -90.4369 -90.4241
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      101 281
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      758 758
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Major
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Major
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      Low Pressure
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Hangars available

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