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)
Jul 29, 2014 11:46 Jul 29, 2014 16:46
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 05:13 10:13
Sunrise 05:45 10:45
Sunset 08:19 01:19
End Civil Twilight 08:51 01:51

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 291554Z 31008KT 10SM CLR 23/13 A3008 Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 15:54 UTC
(52 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules

Decoded METAR

Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
310° at 8 knots (9 mph) 10 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 23°C (73°F)
Dewpoint 13°C (55°F)
Humidity 53%
Altimeter 30.08"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1018.3mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 291554Z 2916/3012 32009KT P6SM SCT060 FM300100 29003KT P6SM SCT150

Decoded TAF

From To
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 @ 16:00 UTC Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 01:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
320° at 9 knots (10 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 6,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 01:00 UTC Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
290° at 3 knots (3 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Scattered at 15,000' AGL
  • No significant weather

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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