Pekin Municipal Airport

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Pekin Municipal Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Pekin
OperatorCity of Pekin
ServesPekin, Illinois
Elevation AMSL530 ft / 162 m
Coordinates40°29′18″N 89°40′33″W / 40.48833°N 89.67583°W / 40.48833; -89.67583Coordinates: 40°29′18″N 89°40′33″W / 40.48833°N 89.67583°W / 40.48833; -89.67583
Location of Tazewell County in Illinois
Location of Tazewell County in Illinois
C15 is located in Tazewell County, Illinois
Location of airport in Tazewell County
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 5,000 1,524 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations9,000
Based aircraft42

Pekin Municipal Airport (FAA LID: C15) is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (4.6 mi, 7.4 km) south of the central business district of Pekin, a city in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Pekin Municipal Airport covers an area of 215 acres (87 ha) at an elevation of 530 feet (162 m) above mean sea level, it has one runway designated 9/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2009, the airport had 9,000 aircraft operations, an average of 24 per day: 78% general aviation and 22% air taxi. At that time there were 42 aircraft based at this airport: 83% single-engine, 7% multi-engine and 10% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for C15 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.

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