Joliet Regional Airport boasts the finest facilities available for people who like to fly. Whether it be for business or pleasure, our prices on fuel and hangars will keep you flying with an enjoyable and economical experience. Upon your arrival, you can look forward to fast and courteous service, low fuel prices, and the availability to store your aircraft in a heated facility during your stay. Our staff will assist you in securing any services needed during your stay.
The Joliet Regional Airport is located at 4000 W Jefferson St., Joliet 815-741-7267
Business hours are 7am - 5pm, Monday through Saturday. The line office is closed on Sundays starting November 1, 2020 during the winter months. Wearing a face mask is required inside the building at all times. Extra measures are in place to keep you and your passengers safe during this time of uncertainty. Please call upon us for any questions, concerns, or special requests.
The Joliet Regional Airport is proud to announce that we are now a 24-hour self-service fueling facility.
We now carry Phillips branded fuel for the following prices:
Service Type Full Service Cost Full Service 100LL $3.95 Full Service Jet A $3.25 Full Service Auto (91 Octane) $4.00 Self Service 100LL $3.70 Self Service Jet A $3.00
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Drone usage is becoming more popular these days, but with that comes requirements that users follow certain important rules and regulations.
Who must register a UAS?
The owner must be:
- 13 years of age or older.
- A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
Which unmanned aircraft do I have to register?
The owner must register the UAS online if it meets the following guidelines:
- Weighs more than .55 lbs. (250 g) and less than 55 lbs. (25 kg).
How do I register my UAS Online?
- It costs only $5 to register your UAS and the process is simple and web-based.
- Your registration is valid for three years.
- Once you receive a registration number, you must mark the registration number on all aircraft.
The FAA has partnered with several industry associations to promote Know Before You Fly, a campaign to educate the public about using unmanned aircraft safely and responsibly. Individuals flying for hobby or recreation are strongly encouraged to follow safety guidelines.
What are the safety guidelines?
- Fly below 400 feet and remain clear of surrounding obstacles.
- Keep the aircraft within visual line of sight at all times.
- Remain clear and do not interfere with manned aircraft operations.
- Don't fly within 5 miles of an airport unless you contact the airport operator before flying.
- Don't fly over people or near stadiums.
- Don't fly a drone weighing more than 55 lbs.
- Don't be careless or reckless with your unmanned aircraft. You could be fined for endangering people or other aircraft.
The Joliet Regional Airport, open to the public, caters to both the corporate and casual flyer. We are located outside Chicago's "Mode C ring" for aircraft without transponders. 100LL, Jet-A, and Mogas are sold here at the lowest prices in the area with 24 hour self-service available. Heated hanger space is available for your overnight stay. Full maintenance and repair facility on-site along with flight school. Plenty of tie-down space is available on our paved ramp. Courtesy car available upon request.
FAA Identifier: JOT
Lat/Long: 41-31-03.5792N / 088-10-31.8879W 41-31.059546N / 088-10.531465
Elevation: 582.3 ft Time Zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Savings Time) Wind Indicator: Lighted Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport) operated sunset - sunrise Control Tower: No Lights MIRL RY 12/31 Preset on Low Intst - To Actvt
INCR Intst PAPI RY13; MIRL RY 13/31 - CTAF
ARTCC: Chicago Center FSS: Kankakee Flight Service Station CTAF/Unicom: 122.7 WX AWOS-3: 119.975 (815-730-9560) Chicago Approach: 119.35 Chicago Departure 119.35
Runway Length Width Type Condition Lights 04/22 2746 150 Turf Good N/A 13/31 2821 100 Asphalt Good Medium
RestaurantsHotels NearbyLocal Attractions
- Inwood Golf Club
- Joliet Area Historical Museum
- Chicagoland Speedway
- Route 66 Raceway
- Rialto Theater
- Hollywood Casino
- Harrah's Casino
- Joliet Autobahn Country Club
- Louis Joliet Mall
Have you always wanted to learn how to fly? Do you have a love of flight? What are you waiting for? Now is the time! The Joliet Regional Airport has a flight school, J.F. Aviation, located on the field. They have dedicated flight instructors and multiple aircraft to help you reach your goal. Contact them today! They can be reached at 815-744-7528 or jfaviation.com. Knowing your goal for learning to fly will help guide you along the path to the right certificate and all the rewards that flying has to offer.
For Fun - Whether you want to just poke holes in the sky around your home airport, or fly to visit family and friends, learning to fly expands your options for fun!
Go Pro - Professional pilot careers cover so much more than flying commercial! Explore the many aviation careers the world has to offer.
Grow My Business - Avoiding security lines, parking hassles, and being at the whim of airline schedules are just a few of the benefits that private flying offers the business person.
- airnav.com - Never been to a particular airport before? Want to know about the runways, location, frequencies and so forth?
- fltplan.com - The simple way to file a flight plan!
- aopa.org - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
- flightaware.com - Live flight tracker and other great information
- aviationweather.gov - Get the big picture for weather planning
- faa.gov - FAA website