Frasca Field

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Frasca Field
Airport type Public
Owner Frasca Air Service, Inc.
Serves Urbana, Illinois
Elevation AMSL 735 ft / 224 m
Coordinates 40°08′47″N 88°11′55″W / 40.14639°N 88.19861°W / 40.14639; -88.19861Coordinates: 40°08′47″N 88°11′55″W / 40.14639°N 88.19861°W / 40.14639; -88.19861
C16 is located in Champaign County, Illinois
Location of airport in Champaign County/Illinois/United States
C16 is located in Illinois
C16 (Illinois)
C16 is located in the US
C16 (the US)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 4,001 1,220 Concrete
18/36 3,654 1,114 Turf
Based aircraft (2016) 65

Frasca Field (FAA LID: C16) is a privately owned public use airport located at the northern edge of Urbana in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. It is owned by Frasca Air Service, which also serves as the fixed-base operator (FBO).[1] The airport serves the greater Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area in East Central Illinois.

Frasca Field is located on US Route 45, and is accessible via I-74 exit 184 heading North. It is on the opposite side of the city from Willard Airport, and is typically favored by private and corporate operators due to lower traffic volume.


Frasca Field was previously owned and operated as Illini Airport by Louis Dyson. In 1980, Illini Airport was acquired by Frasca Air Service, and the name was changed to Frasca Field.[citation needed]


Frasca Field covers an area of 80 acres (32 ha). The airport has two runways:

  • Runway 9/27: 4,001 x 55 ft. (1220 x 17 m), Surface: Concrete
  • Runway 18/36: 3,654 x 140 ft. (1114 x 43 m), Surface: Turf, with a displaced threshold for runway 36[1]

In September 2016, there were 65 aircraft based at this airport: 60 single-engine, 3 multi-engine, 1 helicopter and 1 glider.


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for C16 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective Sep 15, 2016.

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