Posted on February 10th, 2020
Chicago Executive Airport is located about eighteen miles northwest of downtown Chicago in Wheeling, Illinois. Formerly Palwuakee Municipal, this general aviation airport is the 4th busiest airfield in Illinois. There is one long runway and close proximity to Chicago’s downtown, north, and west metro areas.
KPWK provides comprehensive FBO services at its three locations. The PWK airfield covers more than 411 acres, and it has three runways. Their FAA control tower operates from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM; the main runway is ILS (Instrument Landing System) equipped. The central runway is 5,001 feet long, and the second runway is 4,415 feet in length, and the third is 3,677 ft. US Customs is onsite to provide clearance for international arrivals.
Airport Codes: PWK (FAA and IATA), KPWK (ICAO)
Lat/Long: N42-06.9 / W087-54.1
Operating hours: 24 Hours
FBO: There are 3 fixed-based operators (FBO) offering 24-hour services.
Runways: 16/34 – 5,001 ft. long is the longest runway.
U.S. Customs: Yes, Including Pre-Clearance
Address: 1020 South Plant Road, Wheeling, IL 60090
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