KRFD  Chicago/Rockford International Airport

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Chicago/Rockford, Illinois, United States

Status Useage IATA
Operational Public RFD
Latitude Longitude
42° 11' 43" N 89° 5' 49" W
42.195361 -89.097222
Local (DST -5) UTC (GMT -6)
Oct 22, 2014 09:15 Oct 23, 2014 02:15
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 06:48 11:48
Sunrise 07:16 12:16
Sunset 06:04 23:04
End Civil Twilight 06:33 23:33

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 230154Z 14004KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3027 Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 01:54 UTC
(21 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
140° at 4 knots (5 mph) 10 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 7°C (45°F)
Dewpoint 2°C (36°F)
Humidity 71%
Altimeter 30.27"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1025.6mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 222338Z 2300/2324 16005KT P6SM SKC FM230100 14004KT P6SM FEW250 FM231500 19010KT P6SM BKN150 FM231800 20009KT 6SM -SHRA BR OVC030
From To
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 00:00 UTC Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 01:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
160° at 5 knots (6 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 01:00 UTC Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 15:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
140° at 4 knots (5 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 25,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 15:00 UTC Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 18:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
190° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 15,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 18:00 UTC Fri, Oct 24, 2014 @ 00:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
200° at 9 knots (10 mph)
6 statute miles
  • Overcast at 3,000' AGL
  • Light Rain Showers
  • Mist

Additional weather within a 50nm radius of KRFD

Map ICAO Location
KRPJ 18.2nm S (180°)
KFEP 21.8nm W (278°)
KDKB 23.5nm S (132°)
KJVL 25.6nm N (005°)
KEFT 33.3nm N (319°)
KSQI 37.5nm S (224°)
KARR 37.6nm S (132°)
KDPA 41.6nm E (114°)
KSFY 45.9nm W (259°)
KBUU 46nm N (049°)

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