Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport


Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport


image-width =
caption =
IATA = JVL
ICAO = KJVL
FAA = JVL
type = Public
owner = Rock County
operator =
city-served =
location = Janesville, Wisconsin
elevation-f = 808
elevation-m = 246
coordinates = coord|42|37|13|N|089|02|30|W|type:airport|display=inline
website =
r1-number = 4/22
r1-length-f = 6,701
r1-length-m = 2,042
r1-surface = Asphalt
r2-number = 14/32
r2-length-f = 7,300
r2-length-m = 2,225
r2-surface = Concrete
r3-number = 18/36
r3-length-f = 5,000
r3-length-m = 1,524
r3-surface = Asphalt
stat-year = 2004
stat1-header = Aircraft operations
stat1-data = 68,971
stat2-header = Based aircraft
stat2-data = 118
footnotes = Source: Federal Aviation AdministrationFAA-airport|ID=JVL|use=PU|own=PU|site=27272.*A, retrieved 03/15/2007]

Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport Airport codes|JVL|KJVL|JVL is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southwest of the central business district of Janesville, a city in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States. It is also north of the City of Beloit, Wisconsin. Formerly known as Rock County Airport, it is owned and operated by the county government.

As of 2007, the airport has no scheduled commercial passenger service.

It is home to the annual "Southern Wisconsin AirFEST". The event has featured leading aviation performing groups such as the Blue Angels, the Thunderbirds, and the Masters of Disaster.

Facilities and aircraft

Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport covers an area of 1,343 acres (543 ha) which contains three runways:
* Runway 4/22: 6,701 x 150 ft (2,042 x 46 m), Surface: Asphalt
* Runway 14/32: 7,300 x 150 ft (2,225 x 46 m), Surface: Concrete
* Runway 18/36: 5,000 x 75 ft (1,524 x 23 m), Surface: Asphalt

For 12-month period ending December 31, 2004, the airport had 68,971 aircraft operations, an average of 188 per day: 91% general aviation, 7% air taxi, 2% military and 1% scheduled commercial. There are 118 aircraft based at this airport: 72% single engine, 17% multi-engine, 8% jet aircraft and helicopters.

References

External links

* [http://www.rockcounty.org/industry/airport/airport.htm Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport] (official Rock County web site)
* [http://www.swairfest.org/ Southern Wisconsin AirFEST] (official site)
*Wisconsin Airport Directory: [http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/air/docs/airports/janesville.pdf Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport] (PDF)
*FAA-diagram|00938
*Wikimapia|42.620254|-89.041568|13
*US-airport-ga|JVL


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