Poplar Grove Airport

Poplar Grove Airport We are a privately owned open to the public airport (C77)
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Poplar Grove Airport is a friendly, fun general aviation airport and is home to over 400 airplanes and the people who love them.

Enjoy a JUICY CHUCKBURGER and/or a PORKCHOP SANDWICH Saturday at the Museum!
05/03/2019

Enjoy a JUICY CHUCKBURGER and/or a PORKCHOP SANDWICH Saturday at the Museum!

At Rockford for the weekend with Captains' Lorraine and Ken Morris at the controls!
05/02/2019
B-17 Aluminum Overcast in Rockford, IL

At Rockford for the weekend with Captains' Lorraine and Ken Morris at the controls!

Experience EAA’s B17G Flying Fortress, Aluminum Overcast, before it’s gone.

Congratulations to Jack Eldred on his "First Solo" between the rains. Pictured here with his Instructor Mark Acosta (R) ...
05/02/2019

Congratulations to Jack Eldred on his "First Solo" between the rains. Pictured here with his Instructor Mark Acosta (R) after flyingt our Cessna 172, N723PG....great job Jack...

Cool! Steve & Patti Zoerlein..."Light" the new Waco sign on their hangar....very nice....
04/30/2019

Cool! Steve & Patti Zoerlein..."Light" the new Waco sign on their hangar....very nice....

WOW...another Lady Pilot...Congratulations to Katie Christensen on her "First Solo" today pictured with her Instructor M...
04/23/2019

WOW...another Lady Pilot...Congratulations to Katie Christensen on her "First Solo" today pictured with her Instructor Mark Acosta after flying our Cessna 152, N68750...great job with 'sporting winds'!

2019 Cub Season starts this week!
04/21/2019

2019 Cub Season starts this week!

Grass and the Cub! Can't get any better than that. Call for your spring checkout ..815-544-3471.

04/16/2019

Happy haircut Tuesday. Turn up that volume!

Congratulations to Tom Foster on who just turned 16 and his First Solo, third generation pilot pictured with his Instruc...
04/14/2019

Congratulations to Tom Foster on who just turned 16 and his First Solo, third generation pilot pictured with his Instructor McKenzie Mazekia (L) after flying our Cessna 172, N723PG...great job Tom, we're all proud of you!

Beautiful morning in the Grove!
04/08/2019

Beautiful morning in the Grove!

Congratulations to McKenzie Mazeika for earning his CFII (Instrument Instructor) pictured with his Instructor Fred Sweet...
04/05/2019

Congratulations to McKenzie Mazeika for earning his CFII (Instrument Instructor) pictured with his Instructor Fred Sweet after flying Cessna 182, N23756....great job McKenzie....

Congratulations to Colby Molosz on his "First Solo" today pictured with his Instructor Mark Acosta (L) after flying our ...
03/31/2019

Congratulations to Colby Molosz on his "First Solo" today pictured with his Instructor Mark Acosta (L) after flying our Cessna 152, N68750 on this brisk, chilly day...great job Colby!

Great turnout at the Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference at the Earl Brown Heritage Center. Thank you t...
03/27/2019

Great turnout at the Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference at the Earl Brown Heritage Center. Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth.

Last weekend the great folks, Marc, Al & Joby from Simpleflight Radio visited the Poplar Grove Airport to learn and shar...
03/25/2019

Last weekend the great folks, Marc, Al & Joby from Simpleflight Radio visited the Poplar Grove Airport to learn and share some of our story here with their listeners. Here's a link to their podcast about our airport. Check out their other interesting interviews over the last several years...... all things aviation.

http://www.simpleflight.net/podcast

What a great turn out at the Springfield, IL Aviation Maintenance Seminar! We always enjoy our friends stopping by.
03/07/2019

What a great turn out at the Springfield, IL Aviation Maintenance Seminar! We always enjoy our friends stopping by.

03/01/2019
AOPA: your freedom to fly

Feel good video...what a smile😃

Jack Hallett flew almost every fighter airplane the US Army Air Corps had during WWII. There was one that always eluded him, the P-51. This past week, The Collings Foundation took him for his bucket list flight!

Great job Woodlake....thank you!
02/27/2019

Great job Woodlake....thank you!

Thank you Poplar Grove Airmotive for sending over the Arrow for a new paint job!

#Aircraft #aircraftpaint #aviation #aircraftschemedesign #planeporn
#paintscheme #schemedesign #flywithaopa #vansaircraft #airshows
#woodlakeaircraftrefinishing #axaltarefinishing #axalta #ppg
#ppgrefinish #refinishing

02/18/2019

And here we go again!

Congratulations to the newest Lady-Private Pilot, Nadine Didier pictured with her Instructor, Kevin Hanna after flying o...
02/16/2019

Congratulations to the newest Lady-Private Pilot, Nadine Didier pictured with her Instructor, Kevin Hanna after flying our Cessna 152, N68750...great job Nadine!

Thank you to all of our Aviation friends for stopping by the Northern Illinois Maintenance Renewal Seminar at Itasca, IL...
02/14/2019

Thank you to all of our Aviation friends for stopping by the Northern Illinois Maintenance Renewal Seminar at Itasca, IL.

GROUND SCHOOL STARTS NEXT WEEK!  Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts ...
02/12/2019

GROUND SCHOOL STARTS NEXT WEEK! Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts February 19th. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30pm (8 week course) This course is $250 and is perfect for the beginner or a review if you haven't flown for a while. What are you waiting for?

The good old boys telling stories about engine issues and admiring our bent and broken parts at the Des Moines, IA Midwe...
01/29/2019

The good old boys telling stories about engine issues and admiring our bent and broken parts at the Des Moines, IA Midwest Aviation Maintenance Symposium.

On the road again at the Chicago Aviation Expo with some of our happy customers.
01/26/2019

On the road again at the Chicago Aviation Expo with some of our happy customers.

Aviation maintenance season is in full swing starting with the St. Louis Aviation Maintenance Symposium. We look forward...
01/25/2019

Aviation maintenance season is in full swing starting with the St. Louis Aviation Maintenance Symposium. We look forward to seeing everyone again.

Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts February 19th. Tuesdays and Thurs...
01/15/2019

Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts February 19th. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30pm (8 week course) This course is $250 and is perfect for the beginner or a review if you haven't flown for a while. What are you waiting for?

First New Year weekend weather doesn’t get much better than this. Get out and fly!
01/05/2019

First New Year weekend weather doesn’t get much better than this. Get out and fly!

Airport security "in training"..
01/04/2019

Airport security "in training"..

Our annual "Tom and Jerry" party 5-7 tonight at the shop. Be there..
12/27/2018

Our annual "Tom and Jerry" party 5-7 tonight at the shop. Be there..

Merry Christmas from the staff at Poplar Grove Airport!
12/24/2018

Merry Christmas from the staff at Poplar Grove Airport!

Christmas Gift Certificates available! For a unique gift of flight call Poplar Grove Airport at 815-544-3471
12/13/2018

Christmas Gift Certificates available! For a unique gift of flight call Poplar Grove Airport at 815-544-3471

What a beautiful calm morning.
12/13/2018

What a beautiful calm morning.

Congratulations to "new" Private Pilot Dan Magaruh (r) pictured with his Instructor McKenzie Mazeika after flying our Ce...
12/05/2018

Congratulations to "new" Private Pilot Dan Magaruh (r) pictured with his Instructor McKenzie Mazeika after flying our Cessna 172, N4811G....good job Dan and well worth the wait!

Christmas Gift Certificates available!  For a unique gift of flight call Poplar Grove Airport at 815-544-3471
11/29/2018

Christmas Gift Certificates available! For a unique gift of flight call Poplar Grove Airport at 815-544-3471

11/26/2018

This is about the only way to get rid of this heavy wet stuff today, with the good old Detroit Diesels barking away!

Congratulations to Alberto Sotelo on his "First Solo" this morning. Pictured with his Instructor Charlie Sweet (L) after...
11/14/2018

Congratulations to Alberto Sotelo on his "First Solo" this morning. Pictured with his Instructor Charlie Sweet (L) after flying our Cessna 172, N723PG...great way to start a perfect day Alberto, have a blast!

Congratulations to Jack Wittnebel on his "First Solo" today pictured with his Instructor McKenzie Mazeika (L) after flyi...
11/11/2018

Congratulations to Jack Wittnebel on his "First Solo" today pictured with his Instructor McKenzie Mazeika (L) after flying our Cessna 172, N723PG....great day and one you'll never forget!

Congratulations to the newest "Private Pilot" Anthony Kalis pictured with his Instructor Kevin Hanna (L) after flying ou...
11/10/2018

Congratulations to the newest "Private Pilot" Anthony Kalis pictured with his Instructor Kevin Hanna (L) after flying our Cessna 152, N68750....Great job Anthony!

10/29/2018
Mustang....yes!

Sweet P-51 Mustang action today......sorry, phone vid...

Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts November 6th. Tuesdays and Thursd...
10/15/2018

Poplar Grove Airport Private Pilot Ground School! Call 815-544-3471 to sign up. Starts November 6th. Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8:30pm (8 week course) This course is less than $200 and is perfect for the beginner or a review if you haven't flown for a while. What are you waiting for??

Congratulations to our "Newest" Private Pilot, Dan Halgren (R) pictured with his Instructor Kevin Hanna after flying our...
10/13/2018

Congratulations to our "Newest" Private Pilot, Dan Halgren (R) pictured with his Instructor Kevin Hanna after flying our Cessna 152, N68750...Great job Dan....

Congratulations to the "Newest" Private Pilot, Steve Verner pictured after his checkride with our Cessna 152, N68750. Hi...
09/30/2018

Congratulations to the "Newest" Private Pilot, Steve Verner pictured after his checkride with our Cessna 152, N68750. His Instructor was Kevin Hanna.....Great job Steve...now you won't have to 'Sky-Dive' from the airplane anymore....haha!

Address

11619 IL Route 76
Poplar Grove, IL
61065

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 20:00
Thursday 07:00 - 20:00
Friday 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 07:00 - 20:00

Telephone

(815) 544-3471

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