The Sangamon Valley RC Flyers radio control airplane club is located at Holmes Field south of Lake Springfield. The GPS coordinates are 39.684495, -89.598707 . The field entrance is marked with a Welcome sign on Pawnee Blacktop. The gate is locked but visitors are always welcome when the gate is open. Visitors wishing to fly must have an AMA card.
Holmes Field is an active airport and heliport. Please be observant and look for aircraft taking off or landing before driving along the edge of the airstrip.
From the north or east: Follow I-55 South through Springfield take the East Lake Drive exit, number 88
From the west: Follow I-72 East, take I-55 South through Springfield take the East Lake Drive exit number 88
From the south, From I-55 north to exit number 88 (East Lake Drive), prior to getting to Lake Springfield.
Turn east on East Lake Drive.
Go approximately 3.0 miles then turn south on North Pawnee Road. Go south one mile.
The airport is on the west side of the road. The entrance is marked by a Welcome sign with our name on it. The gate is locked. If the gate is open, there is probably someone flying. Come On Back. We are located about half way down the Main Runway.
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