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Rockford Illinois Airport Provides International Travel That’s Affordable!

The Rockford Illinois Airport is a great asset to people who would like another alternative for an airport close to Chicago.

Rockford is a city that’s located about an hour from Chicago.
It can provide a lot of money saving air travel options!

It’s located about 60 miles from Chicago. You would go west on I-90. Chicago (downtown) is about 90 miles from Rockford. That’s about 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

If you want to come to Chicago via Rockford, then you can enjoy the ambiance and accessibility of this airport in a great town.

Rockford Illinois is a town that has many interesting attractions such as museums, theater, art, an a great park system. It’s the home to Illinois largest water park! It’s a great stop off point on your way in and out of Chicago!

Sunset in Rockford (© iStockphoto.com/benkrut).

The Airport provides very distinct air services, and flies non-stop to 9 world-class destinations through 4 air service providers:

Allegiant: 1-702-505-8888 Destinations: Las Vegas | Orlando | Tampa Bay | Phoenix

DirectAir: 1-877-432-3473 Destinations: Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda | West Palm Beach

Frontier Airlines: 1-800-432-1359 Destinations: Denver and Connections to the West

Apple Vacations: 1-800-517-2000 Destinations: Cancun | Punta Cana

Arrival on tropical summer vacation (© iStockphoto.com/aylinstock).The Rockford International Airport also offers Corporate and Personal Charter flights.

Alpine Aviation provides personal and corporate charters. They also offer survival equipment re-certification. Phone: 815-229-8600

Emery Air, Inc. has personal and corporate charters for up to eight people. Catering services are available. Phone: 815-968-8287

These charters also offer Resort and Casino Trips.

The Airport is fantastic because they also offer day trips where you will fly to a certain destination about 2 hours away on plane then return the same day.

The Airport is able to do this because they partner with other airports to provide you quality same day service. Some of the destinations include include: Niagara Falls; Indianapolis (to attend the Brickyard 400); Mackinac Island; and Mount Rushmore.

Chicago Rockford International Airport (© www.flickr.com/Steelman204)

Not only is it a great passenger airport but it is a leading cargo airport in the U.S. as it ranks 21st in the nation.

This airport also has annual airshows where you can see Military Performers such as the famous U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, the U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle Demo Team Marine Corps, the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet Demo Team and the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Team.

Many civilian performers will be there such as the Aerostars Aerobatic Team, Bill Stein Airshows,Dave Dacy Airshows, Team Oracle, and the Lima Lima Flight Team. Plus much more!
The Airport is not just a typical airport but also has many other attractions includes fun and learning activities for children!

So this airport is not just a flight facility but a place to come and enjoy events also for the family.

It’s accessible to taxi, bus/shuttle service, cab and limousine services. Interstate highway access including I-39, I-90, I-88.

Parking is Free.

Customer Service: Call 815-969-4020.

Operations 24 Hour Line: 815-969-4011

Rockford Illinois airport Main Terminal Address: 2 Airport Circle Rockford, Il. 61109

References: www.flyrfd.com