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 (GMT -5 ) UTC
May 4, 2016 06:46 am May 4, 2016 11:46
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 05:13 am 10:13
Sunrise 05:44 am 10:44
Sunset 08:01 pm 01:01
End Civil Twilight 08:32 pm 01:32
VFR
VFR
MVFR
MVFR
IFR
IFR
LIFR
LIFR
Unknown
Unavailable

Current Weather

METAR Observed MVFR
KRFD 041122Z 01012KT 10SM BKN016 OVC021 08/07 A2976 Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 11:22 UTC
(24 Minutes ago)
Marginal Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
010° at 12 knots (14 mph) 10 statute miles
  • Broken at 1,600 ft AGL
  • Overcast at 2,100 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp
8°C
46°F
Dewpoint
7°C
45°F
Humidity 93%
Altimeter 29.76" Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1,008 mb
Field Elevation 725 ft
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 040905Z 0409/0506 31008KT P6SM FEW050 FM041100 36014G22KT P6SM BKN020 FM041700 36016G25KT P6SM BKN035 FM050100 01010KT P6SM FEW040

Select a Time Period

From To
Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 09:00 UTC Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 11:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
310° at 8 knots (9 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 5,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 11:00 UTC Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 17:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
360° at 14 knots (16 mph)
Gusting to 22 knots (25 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 2,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 17:00 UTC Thu, May 5, 2016 @ 01:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
360° at 16 knots (18 mph)
Gusting to 25 knots (29 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Broken at 3,500 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Thu, May 5, 2016 @ 01:00 UTC Thu, May 5, 2016 @ 06:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
010° at 10 knots (12 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 4,000 ft AGL
  • No significant weather
From Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 08:45 UTC
To Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 15:00 UTC
Severity Moderate
Type Turbulence
Description WAUS43 KKCI 040845 CHIT WA 040845 AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 041500 AIRMET TURB...IA MO WI LM MI IL IN KY FROM 20NW DLL TO 30NNE BAE TO 40NE MKG TO FWA TO CVG TO 40WSW BWG TO 70SE SGF TO 30N RZC TO 20NNE BUM TO 40ESE MCW TO 50SSE ODI TO 20NW DLL MOD TURB BLW 120. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z. LLWS POTENTIAL...MO IL AR BOUNDED BY 30S AXC-40WNW PXV-20SW ARG-30SSE RZC-30ENE OSW-40S UIN-30S AXC LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z. OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...TURB IA MO WI LM MI IL IN KY AR TN MS AL BOUNDED BY 40E TVC-40SE GRR-FWA-40SSE CVG-20SSW LOZ-40W GQO-60SE MEM-20SSE LIT-50SE FSM-40SE MCI-30NW IOW-20NW DLL-20SW GRB-40E TVC MOD TURB BLW 120. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
From Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 09:55 UTC
To Wed, May 4, 2016 @ 11:55 UTC
Type Convective
Description WSUS32 KKCI 040955 SIGC CONVECTIVE SIGMET...NONE OUTLOOK VALID 041155-041555 TS ARE NOT EXPD TO REQUIRE WST ISSUANCES.

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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