List of airports in Illinois

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This is a list of airports in Illinois (a U.S. state), grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state. Some private-use and former airports may be included where notable, such as airports that were previously public-use, those with commercial enplanements recorded by the FAA or airports assigned an IATA airport code.

(1) Please do not move or remove the onlyinclude tags; they are used to transclude this state's "Commercial Service – Primary" airports in the List of airports in the United States. Also please do not add columns to the table since all the U.S. state lists are using the same format so that they can be transcluded into a single sortable table.

(2) To compare airport use, enplanement (passenger boarding) figures are taken from a single source and are for the same year. This list currently contains the 2016 FAA enplanement data, as published in October 2017. Please do not change the enplanements for individual airports based on data from other sources. If you wish to add such information, please place it in the airport's article, not on this list.

(3) Airport names shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines. If you change an airport name to bold, please be sure to also add an ==Airlines and destinations== section to the corresponding airport article.

This list contains the following information:

  • City served – The city generally associated with the airport, as per the airport's master record with the Federal Aviation Administration. This is not always the actual location since some airports are located in smaller towns outside of the city they serve. It is not meant to be a complete list of cities served, which can be found in or added to each airport's Wikipedia article.
  • FAA – The location identifier assigned by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • IATA – The airport code assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Those that do not match the FAA code are shown in bold.
  • ICAO – The location indicator assigned by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
  • Airport name – The official airport name. Those shown in bold indicate the airport has scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.
  • Role – One of four FAA airport categories, as per the 2017–2021 National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report released September 2016:
    • P-s: Commercial service – primary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have more than 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) each year. Each primary airport is sub-classified by the FAA as one of the following four "hub" types (s):
      • L: Large hub that accounts for at least 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • M: Medium hub that accounts for between 0.25% and 1% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • S: Small hub that accounts for between 0.05% and 0.25% of total U.S. passenger enplanements.
      • N: Nonhub that accounts for less than 0.05% of total U.S. passenger enplanements, but more than 10,000 annual enplanements.
    • CS: Commercial service – nonprimary are publicly owned airports that receive scheduled passenger service and have at least 2,500 passenger boardings each year.
    • R: Reliever airports are designated by the FAA to relieve congestion at a large commercial service airport and to provide more general aviation access to the overall community.
    • GA: General aviation airports are the largest single group of airports in the U.S. airport system.
  • Enplanements – The number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2019, as per FAA records released 2021.
City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name Role Enplanements (2019)
Commercial service – primary airports
Belleville BLV BLV KBLV MidAmerica St. Louis Airport / Scott Air Force Base P-N 153,753
Bloomington / Normal BMI BMI KBMI Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal P-N 209,156
Champaign / Urbana / Savoy CMI CMI KCMI University of Illinois - Willard Airport P-N 105,559
Chicago MDW MDW KMDW Chicago Midway International Airport P-L 10,081,781
Chicago ORD ORD KORD Chicago O'Hare International Airport P-L 40,871,223
Moline MLI MLI KMLI Quad City International Airport P-N 355,626
Peoria PIA PIA KPIA General Downing-Peoria International Airport P-N 341,064
Rockford RFD RFD KRFD Chicago Rockford International Airport (was Northwest Chicagoland Regional Airport at Rockford) P-N 116,767
Springfield SPI SPI KSPI Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport P-N 75,407
Commercial service – nonprimary airports
Decatur DEC DEC KDEC Decatur Airport CS 8,561
Marion MWA MWA KMWA Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois (Williamson County Regional Airport) CS 11,099
Quincy UIN UIN KUIN Quincy Regional Airport (Baldwin Field) CS 10,033
Reliever airports
Alton / St. Louis ALN ALN KALN St. Louis Regional Airport R 0
Aurora ARR AUZ KARR Aurora Municipal Airport R 0
Cahokia / St. Louis CPS CPS KCPS St. Louis Downtown Airport R 3,586
Lake in the Hills 3CK Lake in the Hills Airport R 0
Lansing IGQ KIGQ Lansing Municipal Airport R 0
Prospect Heights / Wheeling PWK PWK KPWK Chicago Executive Airport (was Palwaukee Municipal Airport) R 308
Romeoville LOT LOT KLOT Lewis University Airport R 21
Waukegan UGN UGN KUGN Waukegan National Airport R 67
West Chicago DPA DPA KDPA DuPage Airport (DuPage County) R 124
General aviation airports
Beardstown K06 Greater Beardstown Airport GA
Benton H96 Benton Municipal Airport GA
Bolingbrook 1C5 Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport GA
Cairo CIR CIR KCIR Cairo Regional Airport GA
Canton CTK KCTK Ingersoll Airport GA
Carbondale / Murphysboro MDH MDH KMDH Southern Illinois Airport GA
Carmi CUL KCUL Carmi Municipal Airport GA
Casey 1H8 Casey Municipal Airport GA
Centralia ENL ENL KENL Centralia Municipal Airport GA
Danville DNV DNV KDNV Vermilion Regional Airport GA
DeKalb DKB KDKB DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport GA
Dixon C73 Dixon Municipal Airport (Charles R. Walgreen Field) GA
Effingham 1H2 Effingham County Memorial Airport GA
Fairfield FWC KFWC Fairfield Municipal Airport GA
Flora FOA KFOA Flora Municipal Airport GA
Freeport FEP FEP KFEP Albertus Airport GA
Galesburg GBG GBG KGBG Galesburg Municipal Airport GA
Grayslake C81 Campbell Airport GA
Greenville GRE GRE KGRE Greenville Airport GA
Greenwood / Wonder Lake 10C Galt Field GA
Harrisburg HSB HSB KHSB Harrisburg-Raleigh Airport GA
Harvard 0C0 Dacy Airport GA
Havana 9I0 Havana Regional Airport GA
Jacksonville IJX IJX KIJX Jacksonville Municipal Airport GA
Joliet JOT JOT KJOT Joliet Regional Airport GA
Kankakee IKK IKK KIKK Greater Kankakee Airport GA
Kewanee EZI KEZI Kewanee Municipal Airport GA
Lacon C75 Marshall County Airport GA
Lawrenceville LWV LWV KLWV Lawrenceville-Vincennes International Airport GA
Lincoln AAA KAAA Logan County Airport GA
Litchfield 3LF Litchfield Municipal Airport GA
Macomb MQB MQB KMQB Macomb Municipal Airport GA
Mattoon / Charleston MTO MTO KMTO Coles County Memorial Airport GA
Metropolis M30 Metropolis Municipal Airport GA
Monee C56 Bult Field GA
Monmouth C66 Monmouth Municipal Airport GA
Morris C09 Morris Municipal Airport (James R. Washburn Field) GA
Mount Carmel AJG KAJG Mount Carmel Municipal Airport GA
Mount Sterling I63 Mount Sterling Municipal Airport GA
Mount Vernon MVN MVN KMVN Mount Vernon Airport GA
Olney / Noble OLY OLY KOLY Olney-Noble Airport GA
Paris PRG KPRG Edgar County Airport GA
Pekin C15 Pekin Municipal Airport GA
Peoria 3MY Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport GA
Peru VYS VYS KVYS Illinois Valley Regional Airport (Walter A. Duncan Field) GA
Pinckneyville PJY KPJY Pinckneyville-DuQuoin Airport GA
Pittsfield PPQ KPPQ Pittsfield Penstone Municipal Airport GA
Pontiac PNT KPNT Pontiac Municipal Airport GA
Poplar Grove C77 Poplar Grove Airport GA
Rantoul TIP KTIP Rantoul National Aviation Center (Frank Elliott Field) GA
Robinson RSV KRSV Crawford County Airport (was Robinson Municipal) GA
Rochelle RPJ KRPJ Rochelle Municipal Airport (Koritz Field) GA
Salem SLO SLO KSLO Salem-Leckrone Airport GA
Savanna SFY KSFY Tri-Township Airport GA
Schaumburg 4H1 Schaumburg Municipal Helistop GA
Schaumburg 06C Schaumburg Regional Airport GA
Shelbyville 2H0 Shelby County Airport GA
Sparta SAR SAR KSAR Sparta Community Airport (Hunter Field) GA
Sterling / Rock Falls SQI SQI KSQI Whiteside County Airport (Jos. H. Bittorf Field) GA
Taylorville TAZ KTAZ Taylorville Municipal Airport GA
Tuscola K96 Tuscola Airport GA
Vandalia VLA VLA KVLA Vandalia Municipal Airport GA
Other public-use airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Aledo C00 Mercer County Airport
Columbia H49 Sackman Field
Compton C82 Bresson Airport
Dwight DTG KDTG Dwight Airport
Erie 3H5 Erie Air Park
Freeport C86 Freeport/Dornink Airport
Geneseo 3G8 Gen-Airpark
Highland H07 Highland-Winet Airport
Hinckley 0C2 Hinckley Airport
Kankakee 3KK Kankakee Airport
Moline I04 Quad-City Seaplane Base
Mount Morris C55 Ogle County Airport
Newark 0C8 Cushing Field
Ottawa 8N2 Skydive Chicago Airport
Palmyra 5K1 Zelmer Memorial Airpark
Paxton 1C1 Paxton Airport
Rockford 1C8 Cottonwood Airport
Rushville 5K4 Schuy-Rush Airport
Urbana C16 Frasca Field
Watson 2T2 Percival Springs Airport
Yates City 2C6 Tri-County Airport
Notable private-use airports
Apple River IL28 Foster Field
Bradford 3IS8 BDF Rinkenberger RLA Airport
Manito IL45 Palmer Flying Service Airport (former public use as Manito Mitchell Airport, FAA: C45)
Marseilles 67IL MMO KMMO Marseilles Island/Mitchell RLA Airport
Mendota IL22 Grandpa's Farm Mendota Airport
St. Jacob IL48 St. Louis Metro-East Airport (Shafer Field)
Notable former airports
Carthage I48 Carthage Airport (closed) [1]
Chicago CGX CGX KCGX Meigs Field (closed 2003) [2]
Crestwood I48 Crestwood/Howell Airport (closed) [3]
Earlville C94 Earlville Airport (closed 2010) [4] [5]
Hillsboro 3K4 Hillsboro Municipal Airport (closed 2011) [6] [7]
Lostant 2V3 Hartenbower Hectares Airport
Monticello 2K0 Piatt County Airport
New Lenox 1C2 Howell-New Lenox Airport (closed) [8]
Springfield Springfield (Commercial) Southwest Municipal Airport (closed 1962-1964) [9] [10]
Springfield Bosa Field/Lindbergh Field (1926 - 1929)

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References[edit]

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT):

Other sites used as a reference when compiling and updating this list: