Silvercreek Gliderport is a club owned airport east of the St. Louis, Missouri that specializes in sailplane flying and flight training. SGC host a beautiful 4000′ by 200′ grass/turf runway which is one of the largest in the Midwest. Great place for a weekend fly-in or somewhere to work on your grass runway skills. Come joins us on any weekend that the weather is nice!

FAST FACTS – Silvercreek Gliderport (3IL1)

Airport Name: Silvercreek Gliderport

Airport Identifier: 3IL1

Unicom /CTAF: 123.3

ASOS Weather: None


18/36 – 4000′ x 200′

Turf in Good Condition – Left Traffic for 18, Right Traffic for 36


  • Heavy glider activity (without radios) on the weekends.
  • Avoid flying over houses in pattern.
  • We have a 200′ wide runway, but the hardest turf is just west of center.
  • During glider activity, clubhouse and amenities are available.
  • Glider training available upon request


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