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)
Aug 4, 2015 10:50 Aug 4, 2015 15:50
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 05:20 10:20
Sunrise 05:51 10:51
Sunset 08:13 01:13
End Civil Twilight 08:44 01:44
VFR
VFR
MVFR
MVFR
IFR
IFR
LIFR
LIFR
Unknown
Unavailable

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 041454Z 30011KT 10SM BKN250 24/13 A3000 Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 14:54 UTC
(56 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
300° at 11 knots (13 mph) 10 statute miles
  • Broken at 25,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp
24°C
75°F
Dewpoint
13°C
55°F
Humidity 50%
Altimeter 30" Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1015.6 mb
Field Elevation 725 ft
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 041403Z 0414/0512 26005KT P6SM SKC FM041600 28010G17KT P6SM FEW250 FM050100 27006KT P6SM FEW250 FM050300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC

Select a Time Period

From To
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 14:00 UTC Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 16:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Conditions
260° at 5 knots (6 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • No significant weather
From To From
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 16:00 UTC Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 01:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
280° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Gusting to 17 knots (20 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 25,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 01:00 UTC Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
270° at 6 knots (7 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 25,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 03:00 UTC Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 12:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Conditions
Varies at 3 knots (3 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • No significant weather
From Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 14:45 UTC
To Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 21:00 UTC
Severity Moderate
Type Turbulence
Min Altitude 24,000 ft MSL
Max Altitude 41,000 ft MSL
Description WAUS43 KKCI 041445 CHIT WA 041445 AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 042100 AIRMET TURB...NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY AR TN MS AL FROM FAR TO 20E BRD TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO SGF TO PWE TO FAR MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
From Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 14:45 UTC
To Tue, Aug 4, 2015 @ 21:00 UTC
Severity Moderate
Type Turbulence
Min Altitude 24,000 ft MSL
Max Altitude 41,000 ft MSL
Description WAUS44 KKCI 041445 DFWT WA 041445 AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 042100 AIRMET TURB...AR TN MS AL NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY FROM FAR TO 20E BRD TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO SGF TO PWE TO FAR MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.

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
IFR
LIFR
LIFR
Unknown
Unavailable
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