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IS79 Seaplane Base Location

Latitude: 
42-14-12.0830N (42.236690)
Longitude: 
088-21-08.3090W (-88.352308)
Elevation: 
890.0 feet MSL (271 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.4 W (as of March 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
2 N.M. SW of Crystal Lake, Illinois
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

IS79 Seaplane Base Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 09/27 is 7250 ft (2210 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

IS79 Seaplane Base General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1890 feet (576 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

IS79 Seaplane Base Services

Fees: 
No

IS79 Seaplane Base Contact Information

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
RICHARD H. JACKSON
137 CRANDALL AVE
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60014
815-477-7424
RICHARD H. JASCKSON
137 CRANDALL AVE
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60014
815-459-0712

IS79 Seaplane Base 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
2.2 Lake In The Hills Airport
(3CK)
143 146 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
10.0 Galt Field Airport
(10C)
354 357 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
13.4 Campbell Airport
(C81)
66 70 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
15.9 Dacy Airport
(0C0)
308 311 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
17.9 Westosha Airport
(5K6)
21 25 80, 100LL
18.6 Schaumburg Regional Airport
(06C)
142 146 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
20.3 Dupage Airport
(DPA KDPA DPA)
166 169 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
21.3 Chicago Executive Airport
(PWK KPWK PWK)
109 113 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
22.1 Poplar Grove Airport
(C77)
283 286 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
MOGAS - Automotive gasoline
22.8 Grand Geneva Resort Airport
(C02)
355 358 100LL, Jet A
24.0 De Kalb Taylor Municipal Airport
(KDKB DKB)
221 224 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C
24.2 Waukegan Regional Airport
(UGN KUGN UGN)
62 66 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
25.2 Chicago O'hare International Airport
(ORD KORD ORD)
128 132 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
27.3 Burlington Municipal Airport
(KBUU BUU)
4 8 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
28.4 Aurora Municipal Airport
(AUZ KARR ARR)
191 194 Jet A-1 - Kerosene, freeze point -50C
28.6 Kenosha Regional Airport
(ENW KENW ENW)
40 44 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
31.5 Beloit Airport
(44C)
300 303 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
32.0 Hinckley Airport
(0C2)
209 212 80
33.0 Sylvania Airport
(C89)
31 35 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
33.2 Chicago/Rockford International Airport
(RFD KRFD RFD)
265 268 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1+ - Kerosene, with icing inhibitor freeze point -50C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from RFD Airport Price
yes Howard Johnson Hotel, Rockford 2.0 49.95 USD
no Rockford Alpine Inn & Suites 5.9 55.00 USD
yes Sweden House Lodge 5.9 53.99 USD
yes Travel Inn Rockford 6.1 50.00 USD
yes Candlewood Suites Rockford 8.0 90.00 USD
yes Quality Suites Rockford 8.2 60.00 USD
yes Red Roof Inn - Rockford 8.3 60.00 USD
no Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Rockford 8.3 110.00 USD
yes Comfort Inn Rockford 8.3 85.00 USD
no Fairfield Inn & Suites Rockford 8.4 89.10 USD
no Hilton Garden Inn Rockford 8.4 101.15 USD
yes Staybridge Suites Rockford 8.4 117.00 USD
yes Holiday Inn Rockford (I-90 Exit 63) 8.4 86.61 USD
yes Lexington Hotel Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort 8.4 139.95 USD
yes Residence Inn Rockford 8.5 119.99 USD
yes Super 8 Rockford 8.5 51.29 USD
yes Extended Stay America - Rockford - State Street 8.5 69.00 USD
no Courtyard By Marriott Rockford 8.6 109.00 USD
yes Sleep Inn Rockford 8.6 64.99 USD
no Hampton Inn Rockford 8.6 84.15 USD
yes Extended Stay America Rockford - East 8.6 69.00 USD
no Best Western Clock Tower Resort 8.7 99.99 USD
yes Days Inn Rockford 8.7 49.49 USD
yes Baymont Inn & Suites Rockford 9.0 79.95 USD
yes Quality Inn & Suites Loves Park 10.8 70.00 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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