Fairfield Municipal Airport (Illinois)

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Fairfield Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Fairfield
Serves Fairfield, Illinois
Elevation AMSL 436 ft / 133 m
Coordinates 38°22′43″N 088°24′46″W / 38.37861°N 88.41278°W / 38.37861; -88.41278
FWC is located in Illinois
FWC is located in the US
Location of airport in Illinois/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
18/36 1,999 609 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Aircraft operations 8,000

Fairfield Municipal Airport (ICAO: KFWCFAA LID: FWC) is a city owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Fairfield, in Wayne County, Illinois, United States.[1] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009-2013, it was classified as a general aviation airport.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned FWC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Fairfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 173 acres (70 ha) at an elevation of 436 feet (133 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 9/27 is 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m) and 18/36 is 1,999 by 60 feet (609 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2007, the airport had 8,000 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day: 94% general aviation and 6% air taxi.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for FWC (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 17 December 2009.
  2. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KFWC - Fairfield, Illinois - Fairfield Municipal Airport

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