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Rochelle Municipal Airport (ICAO: KRPJ, FAA LID: RPJ), also known as Koritz Field, is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (2.3 mi, 3.7 km) south of the central business district of Rochelle, a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States.[1] It is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.[2]

Rochelle Municipal Airport

Koritz Field
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Rochelle
ServesRochelle, Illinois
Elevation AMSL781 ft / 238 m
Coordinates41°53′35″N 89°04′42″W / 41.89306°N 89.07833°W / 41.89306; -89.07833Coordinates: 41°53′35″N 89°04′42″W / 41.89306°N 89.07833°W / 41.89306; -89.07833
Maps
Location of Ogle County in Illinois
Location of Ogle County in Illinois
RPJ is located in Ogle County, Illinois
RPJ
RPJ
Location of airport in Ogle County
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 4,225 1,288 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Aircraft operations12,000
Based aircraft26

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

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Rochelle Municipal Airport covers an area of 113 acres (46 ha) at an elevation of 781 feet (238 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 7/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,225 by 75 feet (1,288 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending February 28, 2011, the airport had 12,000 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 32 per day. At that time there were 26 aircraft based at this airport: 92% single-engine and 8% multi-engine.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for RPJ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective 30 June 2011.
  2. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015: Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 4 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Rochelle Municipal Airport (FAA: RPJ, ICAO: KRPJ)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 11 July 2011.

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