Airport Commerce Park

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois, is home to the Airport Commerce Park. Owned and operated by the Springfield Airport Authority, the park is conveniently located in central Illinois and served by two interstates (I-55 and I-72). In addition to being adjacent to the regional airport, it is close to the region’s major hospitals, downtown Springfield and the state capitol complex.

Airport Commerce Park LocationThe approximately 150-acre site provides wooded lots on rolling terrain suitable for office buildings in a park-like setting, as well as flat lots suitable for warehousing, distribution or light industrial uses. With more than 4,000 feet of frontage on Illinois Route 4, a major divided highway, commercial opportunities exist in the park as well. Lots allow for variable dimensioning. The minimum lot size is three acres, but sizes up to 25-plus are available. The Springfield Airport Authority will work with prospective tenants to determine the lot size and dimensions that will best suit the user’s needs while maintaining the unique park characteristics.

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Key Features

  • 150 acres multi-use park divided between rolling wooded lots and flat ground
  • Owned and leased by the Springfield Airport Authority
  • On-site hangar options
  • Direct access to the runway and airport hangars
  • Office, distribution, warehouse and light industrial uses possible
  • Commercial (hotel, restaurant, boutique strip center) along Illinois Route 4
  • Sustainable designs supported
  • Illinois Route 4 carries more than 17,000 vehicles per day adjacent to the park

Location & Proximity

  • Located on Illinois Route 4, a major expressway
  • Easy access to Interstates 55 and 72
  • Direct interstate connection between Chicago and St. Louis
  • Close to Mid-Illinois Medical District
  • Close to Camp Lincoln National Guard base
  • Daily commercial air service to Chicago and Dallas
  • Amtrak service to St. Louis and Chicago

Airport Commerce Park MapOther Nearby Locations (see map):

  1. Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
  2. 183rd Air National Guard Fighter Wing north of main air passenger terminal complex
  3. Illinois State Fairgrounds
  4. Veterans Parkway Commercial Corridor, including White Oaks Mall
  5. Downtown Springfield
  6. IL State Capitol building
  7. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  8. University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College campuses

Park Plan

Lots in the Airport Commerce Park allow for variable dimensioning. The minimum lot size is three acres but sizes up to 25-plus acres are available. The Springfield Airport Authority will work with prospective tenants to determine the lot size and dimensions that will best suit the user’s needs while maintaining the park’s unique characteristics.Lots
  • Negotiable long-term lease options available – 20-year minimum term
  • Negotiable lot sizes
  • No set layout plan (flexible)
  • Accessible utilities
  • Land parcels offer heavily wooded lots
  • Mixed-use development
  • Natural drainage patterns
Hanger Access Options
  • Certain lots have direct airport access
  • Hangars can be built on specified sites
  • Airport hangar leasing options available
  • Newly constructed hangar space available
Zoning and Development
  • Currently zoned agriculture, residential and light industrial
  • Will facilitate necessary zoning adjustments with governing authorities to help satisfy prospective tenant’s zoning needs

Airport Commerce Park Parcels Map



  • Connection to an existing Springfield Metro Sanitary District 12-inch sewer line location along Lincoln Avenue
  • Capacity is in excess of 1 million gallons a day
  • Only three other users (two residential and one recreational) currently utilize the line
  • Phase I and Phase II served by gravity system


  • Planned signaled intersection at Illinois Route 4 and Lincoln Avenue
  • Lots to be served by asphalt road with concrete curb and gutter
  • Roads are flexible depending on lot layouts


  • Comcast broadband cable along Illinois Route 29 east of airport
  • AT&T telephone lines are provided underground along Pulliam Road and overhead on Wilbur Road


  • Water is provided by City Water, Light and Power (CWLP). Currently available in the area via a 12-inch line that runs through most of the site
  • Enough capacity to meet fire suppression regulations


  • Available from Ameren Illinois
  • Six-inch line to park


  • Power to the site is provided by both Ameren Illinois and CWLP
  • Ameren Illinois provides electrical service along the existing Wilbur Road
  • CWLP provides electrical service along Illinois Route 29 and to the east side of Aviation Lane


Fire and Police

  • Area is served by the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield Fire Department
  • On-site Aircraft Rescue, Fire Fighting (ARFF) and Airport Police

Medical District

  • Located within 3 miles of Springfield’s two regional hospitals, the Mid-Illinois Medical District and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine


  • IL State Capitol Complex
  • University of Illinois Springfield
  • Union Station
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • Sangamon Auditorium
  • Hoogland Center for the Arts
  • Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  • Lake Springfield
  • Camp Butler National Cemetery
  • Abraham Lincoln’s Tomb
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana-Thomas House

SPI Airport Information

About the AirportAirport Runways Layout

  • Joint civil-military public airport
  • Multi-destinations and carriers
  • Three runways - 8,000 | 7,400 | 5,300 feet
  • 100 LL and Jet A fuel available
  • Fire protection - FAA ARFF Index B
  • On-site law enforcement
  • T-hangers available
  • Airframe and power plant repair services
  • Lincoln Land Community College aviation maintenance program
  • Flight training
  • Fixed Base Operator (FBO) facilities
  • FAA-operated air traffic control tower
  • FAA-flight standards district office on-site
  • No general aviation landing fees