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Chicago Glider Club Gliderport

FAA: IL59

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IL59 Gliderport Location

Latitude: 
41-25-55.1100N (41.431975)
Longitude: 
088-14-50.2270W (-88.247285)
Elevation: 
590.0 feet MSL (180 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.4 W (as of October 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
2 N.M. NW of Channahon, Illinois
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

IL59 Gliderport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: E/W is 2000 ft (610 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

IL59 Gliderport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1590 feet (485 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

IL59 Gliderport Services

Airframe Repair: 
None
Powerplant Repair: 
None
Fees: 
Yes

IL59 Gliderport Contact Information

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
RON RIDENOUR


630-854-9456
CHICAGO GLIDER CLUB
26045 W. AIRPORT RD.
MINOOKA, IL 60447
815-467-9861

IL59 Gliderport Flight Service Stations

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

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
6.1 Joliet Regional Airport
(JOT KJOT JOT)
32 35 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
MOGAS - Automotive gasoline
7.7 Morris Municipal - James R Washburn Field Airport
(C09)
266 269 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
12.6 Lewis University Airport
(LOT KLOT LOT)
32 36 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
16.7 Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
(1C5)
18 22 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
16.9 Cushing Field Ltd Airport
(0C8)
288 291 100LL, Mogas
18.5 Frankfort Airport
(LL40)
81 85 100LL
19.9 Dwight Airport
(KDTG DTG)
205 208 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
22.8 Aurora Municipal Airport
(AUZ KARR ARR)
333 336 Jet A-1 - Kerosene, freeze point -50C
24.7 Skydive Chicago Airport
(8N2)
265 268 100LL, Jet A
24.9 Kankakee Airport
(3KK)
143 147 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
25.7 Bult Field Airport
(C56)
97 101 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
28.2 Greater Kankakee Airport
(IKK KIKK IKK)
139 143 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
28.5 Dupage Airport
(DPA KDPA DPA)
359 362 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
28.8 Hinckley Airport
(0C2)
314 317 80
30.7 Chicago Midway International Airport
(MDW KMDW MDW)
46 50 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
32.8 Lansing Municipal Airport
(KIGQ IGQ)
78 82 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
34.1 Schaumburg Regional Airport
(06C)
11 15 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
34.9 Pontiac Municipal Airport
(KPNT PNT)
209 212 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
35.5 Lowell Airport
(C97)
109 113 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
36.1 Chicago O'hare International Airport
(ORD KORD ORD)
24 28 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from IL59 Airport Price
no Ramada Limited Joliet South 5.8 0.00 USD
yes Fairfield Inn Joliet South 6.0 99.99 USD
yes Towneplace Suites By Marriott Joliet South 6.1 99.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Joliet - I-80 6.1 84.15 USD
yes Knights Inn - Wilmington 6.6 38.00 USD
no Best Western Joliet Inn And Suites 6.8 84.63 USD
no Wingate By Wyndham - Joliet 7.0 97.74 USD
yes Motel 6 Joliet - I-80 8.5 39.99 USD
yes Red Roof Inn Joliet 8.6 55.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Joliet - Conference Center 8.6 83.00 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Joliet/Chicago/I-80 8.7 50.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn South Joliet 8.7 79.00 USD
yes Days Inn And Suites Of Morris 9.5 56.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Morris 9.7 101.00 USD
yes Super 8 Motel - Morris 9.7 47.00 USD
no Harrah`s Joliet Casino Hotel 10.7 85.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Joliet - I-55 10.9 84.15 USD
no Super 8 Joliet I-55 North/Chicago 11.0 59.99 USD
no Fairfield Inn By Marriott Joliet North/Plainfield 11.3 84.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn North Joliet 11.3 80.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Express Joliet Plainfield 11.3 96.00 USD
yes Quality Inn Morris 12.1 80.00 USD
yes Comfort Inn Morris 12.4 70.00 USD
no Days Inn And Suites Romeoville 16.9 54.99 USD
yes Comfort Inn Romeoville 17.0 70.00 USD
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