Decatur Airport

Identifier: DEC
Location: 4 miles east of central Decatur
Latitude: 39 (deg) 50 (min) 08 (sec)
Longitude: 88 (deg) 51 (min) 98 (sec)
Elevation: 682’ MSL


Runway 6-24 8,500’ X 150’ grooved asphalt & concrete, HIRL
Runway 12-30 6,800’ X 150’ grooved (partial) asphalt & concrete, MIRL
Runway 18-36 5,300’ X 150’ grooved asphalt, MIRL
Navigational Aids Communication
Runway 6 ILS, GPS, MALSR Tower (Local Control) 118.9
Runway 24 LOC-BC, VASI, REIL Ground Control 121.75
Runway 12 REIL Approach Control 132.85
Runway 30 GPS Departure Control 132.85
Runway 18 VOR, PAPI ATIS 126.35
Runway 36 NDB, VOR, VASI Unicom 122.95
CTAF 118.9

Control Tower (Level I) – 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Airport Surface Observation System (ASOS) – 217 – 429-0052

Pilot-Controlled Lighting: When tower is closed, HIRL runway 6-24 preset low intensity; to increase intensity and activate MIRL runway 12-30 and runway 18-36 and REILS; taxiway lights and MALSR runway 6, use CTAF.

Hours of Operation: 24 hours

Fuel: 100LL and Jet A

Certified FAR Part 139

24-hour Fire Protection (ARFF Index A; can provide Index B or C upon request)

The purpose of this page is to provide general information for VFR flying that may be useful to a pilot in planning a flight or in communicating with the Decatur Airport. It is not intended to be relied upon as a completely accurate depiction of existing airport conditions. The user is cautioned against using this document as a sole source for obtaining airport information. Please obtain the latest information from all available sources prior to flight.