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Greater Kankakee Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorKankakee Valley Airport Authority
ServesKankakee, Illinois
Elevation192 m (630 ft)
Aircraft operations50000
Based aircraft135

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Greater Kankakee Airport is a public airport located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district of Kankakee, in Kankakee County, Illinois, United States.

The airport was opened in 1962 and continues to operate as a general aviation facility serving the Kankakee area and South Chicago. It is 60 mi (96.6 km) south of Chicago and 75 mi (120.7 km) north of Champaign, Illinois. It is the largest Airport between the Chicago Midway Airport and the Champaign Airport. Greater Kankakee is a general aviation airport, consisting of mostly private aircraft with a mix of corporate and business aircraft usage.

The airport is owned and operated by the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority. The Authority has an appointed board of directors totaling six members. Members are appointed one each from the local communities of Kankakee, Bradley, and Bourbonnais and three members from the Kankakee County Board.

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