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 25, 2014 11:42 Oct 25, 2014 16:42
Sunrise-Sunset Local UTC
Begin Civil Twilight 06:51 11:51
Sunrise 07:20 12:20
Sunset 06:00 23:00
End Civil Twilight 06:28 23:28

Current Weather

METAR Observed VFR
KRFD 251554Z 33007KT 10SM CLR 19/07 A2999 Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 15:54 UTC
(48 Minutes ago)
Visual Flight Rules
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
330° at 7 knots (8 mph) 10 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • No significant weather
Temperatures Readings Precipitation
Current Temp 19°C (66°F)
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Humidity 46%
Altimeter 29.99"Hg
Sea Level Pressure 1015.5mb
Field Elevation 736'
None Recorded

Forecast Weather

TAF
KRFD 251542Z 2516/2612 31012KT P6SM FEW250 FM251800 30014G22KT P6SM FEW100 FM252300 29009KT P6SM FEW080 FM260700 32007KT P6SM SKC
From To
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 16:00 UTC Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 18:00 UTC
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
310° at 12 knots (14 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 25,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 18:00 UTC Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 23:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
300° at 14 knots (16 mph)
Gusting to 22 knots (25 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 10,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 @ 23:00 UTC Sun, Oct 26, 2014 @ 07:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
290° at 9 knots (10 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Few at 8,000' AGL
  • No significant weather
From To From
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 @ 07:00 UTC Sun, Oct 26, 2014 @ 12:00 UTC Standard forecast or significant change
Wind Visibility Clouds Conditions
320° at 7 knots (8 mph)
Greater than 6 statute miles
  • Clear skies
  • 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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