Litchfield Municipal Airport (Illinois)

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Litchfield Municipal Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Litchfield Airport Authority
Serves Litchfield, Illinois
Elevation AMSL 690 ft / 210 m
Coordinates 39°09′45″N 089°40′29″W / 39.16250°N 89.67472°W / 39.16250; -89.67472
3LF is located in Illinois
3LF is located in the US
Location of airport in Illinois/United States
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,003 1,220 Asphalt
9/27 3,901 1,189 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations 15,000
Based aircraft 38
Source: FAA,[1] airport website[2]

Litchfield Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 3LF) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Litchfield, in Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. It is owned by the Litchfield Airport Authority.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Litchfield Municipal Airport covers an area of 415 acres (168 ha) at an elevation of 690 feet (210 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 18/36 is 4,003 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m) (PAPI - REIL) and 9/27 is out of service indefinitely; it measures 3,901 by 75 feet (1,189 x 23 m) (VASI - REIL).[1][2]

For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2008, the airport had 15,000 aircraft operations, an average of 41 per day: 92% general aviation, 4% air taxi, 4% military. At that time there were 38 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single-engine, 5% multi-engine and 3% ultralight.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 3LF (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b Litchfield Municipal Airport, official site

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