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

Pilot Resources

Professional and recreational pilots alike appreciate PWK’s convenient location and professional atmosphere located just north of Chicago O’Hare’s congested airspace. Chicago Executive is within minutes of the prestigious north shore and a short drive on the Interstate to downtown Chicago.

KPWK – Open to the public 24 hours a day with three runway options

Runway 16/34 — 5,001-foot long by 150 foot wide precision runway served by an ILS to runway 16. While both ends of the runway are served by a four-light PAPI visual slope indicator, runway 16 also includes an Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS), 243 feet long by 170 feet wide at the south end of the hard surface.

Runway 12/30 – 4,415 feet long by 75 feet wide served by a four-light PAPI visual slope indicator on both ends. The threshold of runway 12 is displaced 295 feet, while the runway 30 threshold is displaced 432 feet.

Runway 6/24 – 3,677 feet long by 50 feet wide. Only runway 6 includes a PAPI visual approach indicator. The threshold on runway 6 is displaced 372 feet, while the threshold on runway 24 is displaced 1,249 feet

Airport Hangar Availability

Airport Noise Abatement

ATC Services

Aviation Organizations

U.S. Customs at KPWK 

Weather Information