Posted on November 3rd, 2022
Rockford International Airport is an airport in Rockford, Illinois, United States. It is 68 miles northwest of Chicago. It is known by various nicknames, including Chicago Rockford Airport, Rockford International Airport, and Chicago Rockford. Its IATA call letters are RFD. This airport serves regional and domestic flights and private planes at its single FBO offering full service.
There are two runways at Rockford International Airport. The longest (07/25) measures 10,002 ft. the shortest measures 8,200 ft. Last year, Rockford International Airport moved 3.5 billion pounds of cargo, which ranked it 14th in the U.S. on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of top cargo airports. The airport is an important contributor to the region’s economic growth and jobs.
The Rockford International Airport is near the Wisconsin border, 68 miles northwest of Chicago. While Chicago is the central hub of commercial air traffic, Rockford International Airport handles some low-cost flights. It also boasts the second-largest air hub sorting facility in the United Parcel Service system, as well as DHL and BAX Global.
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