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Bult Field - Chicago Southland
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Welcome to Bult Field

Bult Field is a general aviation and corporate aviation airport near Monee, Illinois. The airport provides pilots and passengers direct access to central and eastern Will County and the greater Chicago Southland area.

Federally designated C56, Bult Field is owned and operated by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics. We look forward to serving you and your aviation needs.

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Airport Features

Bult Field has excellent facilities that serve all types of general aviation, including single‐engine aircraft, multi‐engine aircraft, small turbine aircraft, helicopters and light sport/ultralights. Some of the airport features include:


FAA identifier: C56
Airport Reference Point (ARP): N41º22.65´ W87º40.79´ (source FAA AF/D)
Field elevation: 790 AMSL
Magnetic variation: 03W (2010)
3 miles southeast of Monee
Time zone UTC‐5 (UTC‐6 Standard Time)(Central US)


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Open to the public
Runway 09‐27: 5,001 feet long by 75 feet wide (concrete)
Full concrete parallel taxiway and connectors
139 hangars that serve single‐engine, twin‐engine and small turbine aircraft
Large, general aviation tie‐down apron
Runway and taxiway edge lighting
Nonprecision instrument approach: RNAV (GPS) Runway 09
Nonprecision instrument approach: RNAV (GPS) Runway 27
Outside Class B airspace and 30-nm Mode C Veil for Chicago
Traffic pattern: left
Wind indicators at both runway ends


CTAF/Unicom: 123.0
Peotone VORTAC (EON): Frequency 113.20 – 8.2nm radial 036
Nontowered facility
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Kankakee flight service; 1‐800‐WX‐BRIEF

Primary, commercial and instrument pilot training is welcomed. No nighttime noise restrictions are in effect.

Area Economic Development

The Will County and the Chicago Southland economies are constantly growing. Check back often to stay up to date on the projects and developments that will make our community stronger.

Bult Field Community

Our passenger lounge features refreshments, comfortable seating, a large-screen television and free wireless Internet connection throughout the terminal. Our private meeting rooms can seat up to 15 people and our snooze rooms are available upon request. If you require a rental vehicle or catering service, please inquire with our staff and they will be pleased to assist.

Apply for hangar space

Bult Field has approximately 139 GA/corporate hangars that can accommodate aircraft from single engine to turbo prop/jet. All of our hangars are heated, insulated and have electrical outlets. Hangars with doors from 42'-48' are available starting at $342 per month.

Bult Field Box Hangar J01 is available for a jet/helicopter tenant. Dimensions 60'x60' with 18' door height!

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Please contact us if you have questions or comments on how we can better serve the aviation public. We look forward to hearing from you. If you'd like to reserve space for an event, click here