About Us

The Flight Deck Bar & Grill at CSC is a unique dining venue offering guests a diverse menu with global inspired dishes from all over the world. Enjoy the skydiving and aviation activities of Chicagoland Skydiving Center located on the Rochelle Municipal Airport in Rochelle, IL while you dine with us! With our open air design and the Flight Deck Beer Garden, you can be in the action without actually jumping out of a perfectly good airplane!

The Flight Deck Bar & Grill opened for business on October 1, 2012, and is located at Rochelle Municipal Airport (KRPJ) on the Chicagoland Skydiving Center campus.

You will not be disappointed when you taste some of our flavorful, mouthwatering creations! Plan your next trip around one of our events by subscribing to our public event calendar!

Flying to Flight Deck

Located at the Rochelle Municipal Airport (KRPJ), The Flight Deck Bar & Grill makes for a great destination to fly in and grab the “$100 hamburger”. We are located in Chicagoland Skydiving Center‘s facilities just east of the T-hangars towards the approach end of runway 25. Pilots can park on the main ramp and use the sidewalk located on the south side of the airport that runs along the T-hangars. When flying in you can always check to see if our jump planes are up on CTAF 122.97. If we’re not on that frequency, we’ll be on 121.0 talking to Rockford Approach. They provide radar coverage for us. When you land at the airport and have parked, please proceed towards the airport main building and take the walkway down to the Flight Deck and enter through the main entrance. Please do NOT walk down the taxiway. For current aviation weather conditions check out: awos.flightdeckbar.com

Fly on in and grab a bite!

For Pick up: order here


Cheese Curds

Served with our home made ranch.

Fried Pickles

Flash fried and served with our home made ranch.

Buffalo Chicken Rangoons

Served with our home made ranch

Firecracker Shrimp

Flash fried hand battered shrimp served with our homemade firecracker sauce on the side

Spring Rolls

Six Deep Fried Spring Rolls served with Spicy Peach Sauce

Chips and Salsa

Homemade salsa and freshly fried tortilla chips

Pretzel Bites

Served with beer cheese sauce for dipping


Fried calamari served with our homemade tarter sauce

Bruchetta Board

Mozzarella pearls, basil micro greens, tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and crostinis

Nosewheel Nachos

Homemade tortilla chips piled high with queso, black beans, jalapenos, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and your choice of shredded chicken or pulled pork $14

Loaded Wedge Fries

Wedge Fries topped with beer cheese, bacon and scallions

Soup & Salad

House Salad

Mixed greens topped with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, croutons, and cheddar cheese $8

Caesar Salad

Chopped romaine, shaved parmesan cheese, house made croutons and caesar dressing

Cobb Salad

Romaine, bleu cheese. bacon, cucumbers, tomatoes, hard boiled egg, scallions, and black olives

Salad Upgrades

extra dressing $0.50
add avocado $2
add bacon $2
add pork belly, grilled or fried chicken $4
add steak, smoked salmon, or shrimp $5

Sandwiches and Flight Deck Originals

FD Classic

Topped with american cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle
Protein choice - angus beef, incogmeato patty, grilled chicken, or crispy chicken

Jack Melt

Angus beef, swiss cheese, sauteed onions, bacon, and frisco sauce on sour dough

Portabella Melt

Portabella mushrooms, bleu cheese, roasted red peppers, and sauteed onions on sour dough


Topped with pulled pork, deep fried Gouda cheese, and housemade horseradish cream sauce
Protein choice - angus beef, incogmeato patty, grilled chicken, or crispy chicken


Smoked pork pork belly, and oven roasted ham with honey mustard, swiss cheese and pickles on a pressed roll

Canopy Wrap

Pulled Cajun chicken, avocado, spring mix, tomato, pepper jack cheese, and chipotle mayo in a black bean wrap

Loaded Polish

Polish sausage, sauerkraut, horseradish, and mustard on a toasted hoagie

Croque Monsieur

Ham and swiss cheese melted in between parmesan crusted sour dough bread

Chicken Tenders

Four hand battered chicken tenders with house made chips or fries with your choice of dipping sauce


Eight traditional or twelve boneless wings with housemade chips or fries with your choice of sauce or dry rub


Rye, cornned beef, sauerkraut, swiss, 1000 dressing


Thai Chicken and Shrimp

Sauteed peppers, tomatoes, onions, shrimp and chicken tossed in a green curry sauce over rice


Egg noodles and cabbage sauteed in butter and house seasonings topped with bacon and polish sausage


Chef's choice vegetables, seared steak tossed in gochujang sauce, and a sunny side up egg served over rice and topped with sesame seeds and scallions

Chimichurri Pasta

Cavatappi pasta, cherry tomatoes, roasted red peppers, onions and jalapenos tossed in chimichurri
add pork belly, grilled or crispy chicken, shrimp, steak or smoked salmon for additional upcharge

Four Cheese Mac

Cavatappi Pasta tossed with bacon in a creamy house made cheese sauce with gouda, jack, parmesan, and cheddar cheese
add pork belly, grilled or crispy chicken, shrimp, steak or smoked salmon for additional upcharge

Flight Deck Bar & Grill

1207 West Gurler Road
Rochelle, IL 61068

(815) 561-3664

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Sand Volleyball

Sand volleyball is always free at the Flight Deck. Check out our competition volleyball court with lights to keep the fun going all night. Get Your Teams Together Now! The Flight Deck Bar & Grill’s summer and fall sand volleyball leagues are coordinated by the Rochelle Park District. Teams will consist of three men and three women. We’re offering two non-competitive leagues and one competitive league to appeal to all types of players. Summer leagues begin in May and run through July. Fall Leagues begin in August and run through October. Registration forms and game schedules are available here

Bonfire Pit

The Flight Deck overlooks a beautiful grass courtyard with a competition sand volleyball court, beer garden, and a large bonfire pit for a cocktail under the stars during the skydiving season. You’ll be sure to meet some great people from all over the world who frequently visit Chicagoland Skydiving Center.

Aircraft Observer Flights

Let’s face it, what other restaurant can you go to and hop in an airplane for a ride you will never forget? Skydiving aviation is a very different kind of flying than you’ve experienced before. It’s a fast climb to altitude followed by an aggressive dive and a high speed descent. Oh, did we mention that about 4,000lbs of payload gets pushed out along the way? Learn more about it here. As a courtesy to all of our general aviation pilots out there, bring your headset and come along for a complimentary ride-along. *A waiver must be signed by all Continue Reading