KRFD  Chicago/Rockford International  Airport

Chicago/Rockford, Illinois, United States

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ICAO KRFD
IATA RFD
Type Airport
Status Operational
Ownership Publicly Owned
Useage Public
Activated 03/1950
Latitude
42° 11' 43" N
42.195361
Longitude
89° 5' 49" W
-89.097222
Elevation 742 ft. MSL  (Surveyed )
Magnetic Variation 00E  (Year 1990)
Land Size 2,900 acres
Sectional Chart CHICAGO
Local (DST -5) UTC (GMT -6)
May 24, 2015 06:05 May 24, 2015 23:05
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 04:52 09:52
Sunrise 05:25 10:25
Sunset 08:21 01:21
End Civil Twilight 08:54 01:54
VFR
VFR
MVFR
MVFR
IFR
VFR
LIFR
VFR
Unknown
Unavailable

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 242254Z 10010KT 7SM BKN065 BKN075 21/17 A2992 Sun, May 24, 2015 @ 22:54 UTC
(11 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
100° at 10 knots (12 mph) 7 statute miles
  • Broken at 6,500 ft AGL
  • Broken at 7,500 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp
21°C
70°F
Dewpoint
17°C
63°F
Humidity 78%
Altimeter 29.92" Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1013 mb
Field Elevation 736 ft
Current Rain 0.005"

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 242205Z 2422/2518 11011KT P6SM -SHRA SCT040 BKN080 FM250300 18015G22KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 OVC080 FM250700 18015G25KT P6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN020 OVC040CB TEMPO 2508/2512 TSRA SCT012 BKN020CB OVC040 FM251400 22023G34KT P6SM BKN025 BKN040 FM251700 23020G30KT P6SM SCT030

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From To
Sun, May 24, 2015 @ 22:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
110° at 11 knots (13 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 4,000 ft AGL
  • Broken at 8,000 ft AGL
  • Light Rain Showers
From To From
Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 07:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
180° at 15 knots (17 mph)
Gusting to 22 knots (25 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 4,000 ft AGL
  • Overcast at 8,000 ft AGL
  • Nearby Showers
From To From
Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 07:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 14:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
180° at 15 knots (17 mph)
Gusting to 25 knots (29 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,000 ft AGL
  • Overcast at 4,000 ft AGL
  • Nearby Thunderstorm
  • Light Rain Showers
From To Temporary
Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 08:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 12:00 UTC Changes expected for less than half the time period
Clouds Conditions
  • Scattered at 1,200 ft AGL
  • Broken at 2,000 ft AGL
  • Overcast at 4,000 ft AGL
  • Thunderstorm Rain
From To From
Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 14:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 17:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
220° at 23 knots (26 mph)
Gusting to 34 knots (39 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,500 ft AGL
  • Broken at 4,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 17:00 UTC Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 18:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
230° at 20 knots (23 mph)
Gusting to 30 knots (35 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 3,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather

AIRMET/SIGMET

From Sun, May 24, 2015 @ 20:45 UTC
To Mon, May 25, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC
Type Icing
Min Altitude 10,000 ft MSL
Max Altitude 26,000 ft MSL
Description WAUS43 KKCI 242045 CHIZ WA 242045 AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 250300 AIRMET ICE...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN FROM 70NNE DLH TO 40S YQT TO 50SSE SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO 30SW GIJ TO AXC TO 30N STL TO 40WNW ARG TO RZC TO OSW TO 40SSW ICT TO 40N SLN TO 40SW OVR TO 60SSW FSD TO 70NNE DLH MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL260. FRZLVL 100-140. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z. OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z AREA 1...ICE NE BOUNDED BY 60NNW BFF-20SW ONL-MCK-30ENE AKO-BFF-60NNW BFF MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL200. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z. AREA 2...ICE ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL BOUNDED BY 20E YQT-SSM-YVV-40ESE ECK-20ENE DXO-40WSW PMM-20S JOT-20E AXC-30WSW STL-70WSW FAM-50W ARG-RZC-20S OSW-40SE SLN-20NNE PWE-70SSE FSD-40W FSD-70SSE ABR-20S FAR-70W YQT-20E YQT MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL260. FRZLVL 110-140. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z. FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 100-140 ACRS AREA 120 ALG OSW-70SE OVR-60NNW OVR-30S FSD-40SW RWF-20ESE MSP-DXO

Additional weather within a 50 nm radius of KRFD

Map ICAO Location
KRPJ 18.2nm S (180°)
KFEP 21.8nm W (278°)
KDKB 23.5nm SE (132°)
KJVL 25.6nm N (005°)
KEFT 33.4nm NW (319°)
KSQI 37.5nm SW (224°)
KARR 37.6nm SE (132°)
KDPA 41.6nm E/SE (114°)
KBUU 46.0nm NE (049°)
VFR
VFR
MVFR
MVFR
IFR
VFR
LIFR
VFR
Unknown
Unavailable
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