DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport

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Coordinates: 41°56′01.8033″N 088°42′20.471″W / 41.933834250°N 88.70568639°W / 41.933834250; -88.70568639

DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of DeKalb
Location DeKalb, Illinois
Elevation AMSL 914 ft / 279 m
Website [1]
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 7,025 2,141 Asphalt
9/27 4,200 1,280 Asphalt
Statistics (na)
Aircraft operations na
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Opened in April 1944, DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (ICAO: KDKBFAA LID: DKB) is a general aviation airport and is situated on 920 acres (3.7 km2) at an elevation of 914 ft (279 m) and located two miles (3.2 km) east of DeKalb, Illinois, United States. DTMA is located approximately 60 mi (97 km) west of Chicago. The airport is open 24-hours a day and is owned by the city of DeKalb.

Airport Operational Statistics[edit]

Currently, 70 aircraft (61 single engine, four twin engine, three turbo prop, one jet and one helicopter) are based at the airport. In 2007, there was an average of 74 daily aircraft operations (73% transient general aviation, 23% local general aviation and 4% air taxi operations).[1]


KDKB has four runways: runway 2/20 measures 7,025 ft x 100 ft (2,141 m x 30 m) and runway 9/27 measures 4,200 ft x 75 ft (1,280 m x 23 m). Furthermore, all runways are surfaced with asphalt and grooved.[2] Runway 02 is equipped with an instrument landing system (ILS), which allows for instrument approaches. Moreover, GPS approaches can be made to all runways.[1][3] Runway 2/20 is fully suitable for take-offs of corporate aircraft, such as the Boeing Business Jet, for non-stop flights to Europe and China.[1][4]

Fixed-Base Operator[edit]

DeKalb Flight Center, which is the airport's fixed-base operator (FBO), provides a wide range of airport services, including the following: Aviation fuel Avgas 100LL, Jet A, aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), aircraft de-icing, hangars, hangar leasing / sales, GPU / power cart, flight training, charter services, aircraft rental and aircraft parts.[5] Furthermore, wireless LAN (WLAN) access is available to all DeKalb Flight Center customers.


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