An Intergovernmental
Cooperative of the
City of Prospect Heights &
the Village of Wheeling

Airfield Conditions

NOTE: *Under the new guidance of Advisory Circular 150/5200-30D (Airport Field Condition Assessments and Winter Operations Safety) released on 7/29/2016, Mu values will no longer be reported or provided when requested. Runway Condition Codes (RwyCCs) will be used going forward to define contaminants for each third of the Runway via the Runway Condition Assessment Matrix(RCAM). Per the Advisory Circular, the Federal NOTAM system will now be used as the primary means of conveying airport conditions to the Air Traffic Control Towers, Pilots, Users, etc.  
For a list of current NOTAMs at PWK please Click here.
For more information regarding the FAA’s Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) Initiative please visit https://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/talpa/

Snow/Ice Removal Updates;

*Good afternoon, after a freezing participation event encountered, we are actively monitor the runway, crew’s will be on duty all evening to removal ice as required. (Andrew 1346 @ on 1/16/17). 

*Good morning, Crews are planning on being out on Friday, 12/23 for the light snow fall we are expecting. Have a safe Holiday everyone. (Andrew 0909L on 12/22).

*Good morning, another large accumulation is upon us. Multiple Crews are scheduled to combat the 4 to 8 inches expected. As always use caution and fly safe. (Andrew 0954L on 12/16).

*Good afternoon, with the large accumulation expected over the next 36 hours or so, the machines and multiple crews are on standby to take this upcoming storm. As a reminder, the Federal NOTAM system is the primary means of disseminating runways conditions. These will be updated regularly. Fly safe everyone. (Andrew 1600 on 12/10).

*Winter is upon us, all snow removal equipment is set to take on this coming season, at this time we are expecting to be on duty early Saturday (11/12) to take on any snow. Andrew (0838L on 11/15)

NOTE: Chicago Executive Airport Does Not Guarantee The Accuracy of the information provided on this page. This information should not be relied upon for navigational purposes. Please consult the appropriate informational sources for navigational guidance. (NOTAMS, Chart Supplement (FKA Airport Facility Directory), Sectionals, Pilot Briefings, ETC.)

Runway 16/34 Runway 12/30 Runway 6/24
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Taxiways

Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot
OPEN OPEN
OPEN
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Kilo Kilo-2 Kilo-3 Kilo-5 Lima Lima-2
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Lima-3 Lima-4 Lima-5 Papa Quebec Tango Yankee Zulu
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Miscellaneous Areas

Area 2 Area 3 NE T-Hangars SW T-Hangars
OPEN
CLOSED – PERM
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