Whiteside County Airport – SQI Sterling, IL, United States
Stationed in the heart of the Sauk Valley, 2 miles south of Sterling/Rockfalls, Illinois is the Whiteside County Airport (SQI), ageneral aviation airports designated to non-commercial air travel. The airport averages over several thousand take-offs and landings per year. The first SterlingMunicipal Airport opened in 1927 but closed in 1953. In 1956, it reopened and the name of the changed to Whiteside County Airport.
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The SQI-Whiteside County Airport functions with two runways with the main runway being 6,500 feet long while the crosswind runway measures 3,900 feet. Sitting on 437 acres of land, it is home to Sauk Valley Aviation, an FBO that provides and arranges aviation services like aircraft storage and parking, aviation fuel, aircraft sales, flight instruction, aircraft charter and aircraft maintenance. It is also the base to non-profit organizations within the area. It serves the aviation needs of private, corporate and government entities by providing a place for general aviation to Sterling and nearby places like Seatonville, Henry, and La Salle.
On this page it is easy to search for Sterling, IL airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Sterling, IL, United States (SQI-Whiteside County) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the SQI airport.
Most of these SQI
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Sterling, IL
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the SQI airport are Mendota Museum and Historical Society, Baker Park, and Mendota Golf Club.
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Weather Forecast for Sterling, IL, United States (SQI-Whiteside County)
If you planning to travel to Sterling, IL, United States (SQI-Whiteside County), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 1:07 PM.
The temperature feels like -5.4 with a humidity level of 65 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 36 percent with visibility at 16.8 percent.
Today’s UV index is 2, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling southeast at a speed of 5 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:17 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Sterling, IL SQI airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free SQI airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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