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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Code SPI

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 39°50'38"N / -89°-40'-40"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: KSPI
Observation Time: 04/03/2021 12:00 am

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About Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Code

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport code is SPI. This three-letter IATA code is derived from Springfield city the airport primarily serves. Its elevation above sea level is 182 meters.

About Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI)

Located in the heart of Sangamon County, Illinois, USA, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) is one of the busiest airports in the Land of Lincoln with over 26,597 aircraft operations annually. 

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) is home to IDOT’s Division of Aeronautics, Illinois Air National Guard’s 183rd Wing, StandardAero and Stellar Aviation, LLCC’s LRS Aviation Maintenance Training Center. It offers a host of exclusive amenities including free parking, Sky Club, and Passenger Service Center for recurrent flyers. A Subway, a gift shop, an ATM, TV, and a lounge are a few other cherries on the cake. 

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) Runways

This non-hub primary commercial  service facility is flanked by three runways on a piece of land covering 2,300 acres in total:

4/22 2,439 m concrete 

13/31 2,256m asphalt 

18/36 1,615m asphalt/concrete 

These runways handle 26,597 aircraft movements annually. 

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) Terminal

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) features a single terminal. It hosts a subway, a gift shop, an ATM, TV, and a lounge among other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI)

Decatur Airport 50 miles 

Central Illinois Regional Airport 69 miles

General Wayne Airport 75 miles 

University of Illinois Willard Airport 105 miles

MidAmerica St. Louis International Airport 106 miles 

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport 110 miles 

Chicago O’Hare International Airport 199 miles 

Indianapolis International Airport 218 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI)

Allegiant Air 

American Eagle

United Express

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
04-22 7,999 ft 150 ft Concrete Yes
13-31 7,000 ft 150 ft Asphalt Yes
18-36 5,300 ft 150 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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