AirFest Issues Road Closure Reminder

Starting on Thursday, there will be some road closures around RFD due to AirFest. Below is information about those closures. Thank you.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The Chicago Rockford International Airport is providing advanced notice of select road closures on May 31 – June 3 for AirFest.

The closures will affect the following routes:

-Kishwaukee Rd. from South Bend Rd. to the airport

-Belt Line Rd. from Kishwaukee Rd. to Cessna Dr.

Road closure durations are:

-10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Thursday, May 31

-9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, June 1

-9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, June 2

-9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, June 3

A downloadable traffic and parking map for AirFest is available online at The map includes directions to the airport as well as parking options and prices. Attendees of AirFest can visit the website for their suggested route based on what direction they are driving. Event parking and detour route signage will be posted during AirFest.

AirFest is being held on June 2 – 3 at RFD. A full list of displays and performers, as well as ticket information for AirFest is available at

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