Rochelle airport wins state recognition as ‘Airport of the Year’


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Illinois Department of Transportation awarded Rochelle Municipal Airport the title of “General Aviation Airport of the Year.”

The IDOT announced their 2019 Airport of the Year awards on Monday.

There were five other recipients.

The winners were selected based on their accomplishments throughout the year, including safety record and facility maintenance.

The awards will be presented on May 9th at the Illinois Aviation Conference in East Peoria.

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