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Chicago Rockford International Airport

  • Country/Region: Flag of United States United States
  • Telephone: +1 815-703-5187
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  • PAX: 189,000

About The Airport

Chicago Rockford International Airport (KRFD) is an international grade airport 56 nautical miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare. RFD is served by two airlines:  Allegiant and Apple Vacations.  RFD serves eight non-stop destinations including Cancun, Ft. Myers, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, Punta Cana and Tampa Bay. The airport is a U.S. Customs Port.

Recently named the fastest-growing cargo airport in the world, RFD is the second-largest hub in North America for UPS, is also served by ABX, ATI, Atlas cargo airlines and Amazon Prime and has a 10,002 ft primary runway with a CAT III ILS. 

The airport has an international arrival gate, international rubbish capability and 24/7/365 Air Traffic Control Tower  

RFD has a 90-minute population base of 8.4 million passengers and currently provides non-stop flights to eight non-stop destinations. Allegiant and Apple Vacations are celebrating multi-year successes from RFD. 

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Facts and Figures

  • List of Top 5 Airlines: UPS, Allegiant, ABX, Ati, Atlas Air, Prime Air
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 6
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 8
  • Number of Terminals: 2
  • Number of Runways: 2
  • Length of Main Runway (m): 3,049
  • Passenger Numbers (mppa): Over 200,000 in 2018
  • Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 2,200,000
  • Ownership: Greater Rockford Airport Authority
  • Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
  • Total Catchment Population: 8,400,000 (90min) 13,200,000 (120min)
  • Urban Population: 310,000
  • Aircraft Parking Stands: 8 Passenger - 50 Cargo