Home of Western Illinois University, Macomb is a small Illinois town with a big economic and cultural footprint.
With a blend of agriculture, industry, service, retail, culture and of course education, Macomb is a diverse community unique for its relatively small population of under 18,000. And, with a student population of more than 9,000, Western Illinois University is a big draw for the community supported by strong industry and a progressive medical community.
If you’re visiting Macomb, Illinois during the spring, summer or fall, visit the rural Farmers Market to taste the abundant local produce. As the McDonough County seat, Macomb is a growing community that caters to new businesses, students, retirees and families flocking to the area.
From Macomb, make your way northeast as you cross the plains towards the Great Lakes and Chicago. Stop just outside the Chicago city limits at Oak Park and visit the home of the famed American novelist Ernest Hemingway.
When you reach Chicago, take in the towering skyscrapers that dot the Chicago skyline and dive deeper into the local history, whether it’s Hemingway or shrines to Abraham Lincoln, in the countless museums scattered across the sprawling city.
When you book a private flight to a jet charter airport in Macomb, Illinois, you’ll touch down at the Macomb Municipal Airport. Despite its small size, this airport accommodates all types of private aircraft for every kind of private flyer.