Model Airplane


There are nine designated Model Airplane Flying Fields located throughout the Forest Preserves. Flying model aircraft is only allowed in these designated locations and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


To obtain a rental permit for a contest or demonstration at a designated model airplane flying field, please email or call 800-870-3666 and select option 2.



Location of Designated Flying Fields


Miller Meadow
Salt Creek Division

(708) 447-0090 or 0091
East side of 1st Avenue, 1/4 mile north of Cermak road, adjacent to I.C. tracks, Maywood
Kickapoo Woods
Calumet Division

(773) 233-3766 or 3767
West side of Halsted Street at 144th Street, Riverdale
Ned Brown Meadow
Northwest Division

(847) 437-8330 or 8331
South side of Golf Road, east of Interstate 290, Elk Grove Village
Morrill Meadow
Palos Division

(708) 839-5617
West side of Mannheim Road (Rt. 45), south of 107th Street, Palos Hills
Schiller Woods
Indian Boundary Division

(773) 625-0606 or 0607
South side of Irving Park Road, west of Cumberland Avenue, Chicago
Tinley Creek Division
(708) 385-7650
West side of Cicero Avenue, between Flossmoor and Vollmer, Country Club Hills
Northwest Division
(847) 798-4668
South side of Shoe Factory Road, 1 mile east of Bartlett Road, Streamwood
Thorn Creek Division
(708) 474-1221
East side of Volbrecht Road, south of 183rd Street, Lansing
Deer Grove East
Northwest Division

(847) 437-8330 or 8331
North side of Dundee Road, between Hicks and Smith Roads, Palatine


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