Greater Kankakee Airport
|Greater Kankakee Airport|
|IATA: IKK – ICAO: KIKK – FAA LID: IKK|
|Owner/Operator||Kankakee Valley Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||630 ft / 192 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Greater Kankakee Airport (IATA: IKK, ICAO: KIKK, FAA LID: IKK) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district of Kankakee, in Kankakee County, Illinois, United States.
The airport was opened in 1962 and continues to operate as a general aviation facility serving the Kankakee area and South Chicago. It is 60 miles (97 km) south of Chicago and 75 miles (121 km) north of Champaign, Illinois. It is the largest Airport between the Chicago Midway Airport and the Champaign Airport. Greater Kankakee is a general aviation airport, consisting of mostly private aircraft with a mix of corporate and business aircraft usage.
The airport is owned and operated by the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority. The Authority has an appointed board of directors totaling six members. Members are appointed one each from the local communities of Kankakee, Bradley, and Bourbonnais and three members from the Kankakee County Board.
Facilities and airports 
Greater Kankakee Airport covers an area of 950 acres (380 ha) which contains two asphalt paved runways: 4/22 measuring 5,979 x 100 ft (1,822 x 30 m) and 16/34 measuring 4,399 x 75 ft (1,341 x 23 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 50,000 aircraft operations, an average of 136 per day: 92% general aviation, 6% military and 2% air taxi. There are 135 aircraft based at this airport: 73% single engine, 13% multi-engine, 11% ultralight, 1% jet and 1% helicopter.
- Greater Kankakee Airport (official site)
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