DeKalb Municipal Airport

DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (DKB)

Serving the general aviation community, is located at 3232 Pleasant Street, DeKalb, Illinois, Home of Northern Illinois University.

The Department of Public Works Airport Division, of the City of DeKalb, oversees all of the operations and maintenance services at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport (DTMA), including Capital Improvement projects.

The airport provides aircraft fuel sales (100 Octane Low Lead and Jet A); flight instruction; hangar storage facilities; aircraft repair and service; VFR and IFR navigational aides, i.e., a full Instrument Landing System, GPS approaches to all runways, current weather conditions via the Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS III) located on the airport; and pilot controlled lighting.

DTMA is designed to accommodate private, small general aviation aircraft to large corporate aircraft (including DC-9 and 737 type aircraft). Airport amenities include a conference room facility, airport courtesy cars, a pilot lounge and self serve fuel. The new long range corporate aircraft can take off out of DeKalb and go non-stop to Europe or China with the runway length DTMS has to offer.

DTMA is situated approximately 60 miles west of Chicago, and is easily accessible via I-88. From the North or South, take I-39 to I-88 east, then to the Peace Road exit. Click here to visit the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport’s website.