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53IS Heliport Location

Latitude: 
38-00-34.0000N (38.009444)
Longitude: 
088-55-07.0000W (-88.918611)
Elevation: 
445.0 feet MSL (136 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.4 W (as of March 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
1 N.M. N of Benton, Illinois
Found On: 
St Louis Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

53IS Heliport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: H1 is 40 ft (12 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

53IS Heliport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1445 feet (440 m)

53IS Heliport Services

53IS Heliport Contact Information

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARK HALL
201 BAILEY LANE
BENTON, IL 62812
618-439-3161
FRANKLIN HOSPITAL
201 BAILEY LANE
BENTON, IL 62812
618-439-3161

53IS Heliport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field: 
FSS Name (ID):  Columbia(COU)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
0.8 Benton Municipal Airport
(H96)
265 267 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
15.9 Williamson County Regional Airport
(MWA KMWA MWA)
196 198 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
19.0 Mount Vernon Airport
(MVN KMVN MVN)
8 11 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
21.0 Pinckneyville-Du Quoin Airport
(KPJY PJY)
264 266 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
21.0 Southern Illinois Airport
(MDH KMDH MDH)
228 230 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
21.1 Harrisburg-Raleigh Airport
(HSB KHSB HSB)
124 127 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
31.4 Centralia Municipal Airport
(ENL KENL ENL)
345 347 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
32.6 Fairfield Municipal Airport
(KFWC FWC)
46 49 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
37.8 Sparta Community-Hunter Field Airport
(SAR KSAR SAR)
283 285 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
37.9 Carmi Municipal Airport
(KCUL CUL)
82 85 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
45.0 Flora Municipal Airport
(KFOA FOA)
28 31 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
45.4 Perryville Regional Airport
(K02)
259 261 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
MOGAS - Automotive gasoline
50.2 Metropolis Municipal Airport
(M30)
170 172 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
53.7 Sturgis Municipal Airport
(KTWT TWT)
121 124 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
54.1 Greenville Airport
(GRE KGRE GRE)
336 338 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
55.2 Olney-Noble Airport
(OLY KOLY OLY)
39 42 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
56.3 Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
(CGI KCGI CGI)
213 215 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
57.4 Barkley Regional Airport
(PAH KPAH PAH)
173 175 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
59.6 Henderson City-County Airport
(KEHR EHR)
101 104 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
60.0 Vandalia Municipal Airport
(VLA KVLA VLA)
348 350 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from VLA Airport Price
yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vandalia 2.5 90.00 USD
yes Economy Inn - Vandalia 3.8 49.99 USD
yes Days Inn Vandalia 4.4 63.71 USD
yes Ramada Vandalia 4.4 52.00 USD
yes Comfort Inn & Suites Greenville 14.4 75.00 USD
yes Econo Lodge And Suites 14.4 58.00 USD
yes Super 8 Greenville 14.4 64.88 USD
yes Red Carpet Inn 16.5 46.00 USD
yes Altamont Motel 22.9 40.50 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Altamont 23.1 60.00 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Salem 27.2 63.99 USD
no Guesthouse Inn Salem 27.3 59.00 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Carlyle 27.6 64.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn 29.6 49.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Litchfield 29.8 90.29 USD
yes Super 8 Litchfield 29.9 49.99 USD
yes Quality Inn Litchfield 29.9 72.00 USD
yes Hampton Inn Litchfield 29.9 71.40 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Staunton 31.9 43.00 USD
no Americas Best Value Inn-Bell Tower 32.0 55.00 USD
yes Knights Inn Centralia 32.2 42.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Highland 32.3 95.00 USD
yes Michaels Swiss Inn Highland 33.0 0.00 USD
yes Econo Lodge Effingham 33.7 47.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn Effingham 33.7 54.95 USD
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