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US Air force Base And Locations (Complete List)

The United States Of America USA is one of the countries that have the largest number of Air force Base In the world. They are also well equipped more 90% of the world’s Air force. In this post we will be talking about the US Air Force Base and Locations across the globe.

US Air force Base And Locations

Please note that the United States Air force has some of its bases in some other countries, but not to worry, we will still show you a list of all the bases which are located outside the united states and the country they are in. Meanwhile, we will start the list with the Air force base In the US and then go down to the bases in other countries. United States Air force is one of the best airforces in the world when it comes to the times of payment. You can read about the US Air Force Ranks and Salary.


Us Air Force base

The number of Air force bases which is located in the country is more than the ones which are located outside the country. Before we go down to the list, there are some questions people ask that i will like to answer.


Why Did United States Air Force Have Bases in Other Countries?

This is a simple question many of our readers ask, The reason why The US Air force base is located in many other countries. The reason is that many of those countries are the ones that invited the United States air force for some internal security and they have to establish their base to be able to make the work easier for them. Below is the full list of the Airforce Bases in the US and Locations According to Wikipedia

US Air force Base And Locations

Active Duty US Air Force installations and locations within the contiguous United States
Name Location State or area Coordinates Commanding organization Wing or unit emblem Host wing or primary unit Primary missions and units
Altus Air Force Base Altus Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°39′59″N 099°16′05″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-97th_air_mobility_wing-4767928 97th Air Mobility Wing The 97th Air Mobility Wing trains crews to operate the C-17A Globemaster III, KC-135R Stratotanker and KC-46A Pegasus.[4]
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Southwest Washington, D.C. 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°50′34″N 077°00′58″W Air Force District of Washington 60px-11th_wing-5232989 11th Wing USAF operated joint base. The 11th Wing provides base administration and support to tenants including the USAF Honor Guard and USAF Band, which support ceremonial operations in the National Capital Region.[5]
Joint Base Andrews-Naval Air Facility Washington Camp Springs Maryland 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°48′39″N 076°52′01″W Air Force District of Washington 60px-316th_wing-2768572 316th Wing USAF operated joint base. The 316th Wing provides administrative and operational support in the National Capital Region and operates the UH-1N Iroquois. The 89th Airlift Wing is assigned a variety of aircraft including two VC-25A (Air Force One) in the Special Air Mission role, providing support to US political and military leaders. Other USAF flying units include the 459th Air Refueling Wing (KC-135R Stratotanker) and the D.C. Air National Guard’s 113th Wing (F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, C-38A Courier and C-40C).[6]
Arnold Air Force Base Tullahoma Tennessee 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°23′33″N 086°05′09″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-arnold_engineering_development_complex_shield_emblem-9480273 Arnold Engineering Development Complex Non-flying installation, part of the Air Force Test Center. It operates more than 68 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, and ballistic ranges.[7]
Barksdale Air Force Base Bossier City Louisiana 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°30′07″N 093°39′46″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-2d_bomb_wing-4609911 2nd Bomb Wing The 2nd Bomb Wing and 307th Bomb Wing operate the B-52H Stratofortress. Also home to the headquarters of Air Force Global Strike Command and the Eighth Air Force.[8]
Beale Air Force Base Marysville California 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°08′10″N 121°26′11″W Air Combat Command 60px-9th_reconnaissance_wing-5816837 9th Reconnaissance Wing The USAF’s high-altitude Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance hub, operating the U-2S Dragon Lady, RQ-180, RQ-4B Global Hawk and T-38A Talon. The 940th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[9]
Cannon Air Force Base Clovis New Mexico 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°22′58″N 103°19′20″W Air Force Special Operations Command 60px-27th_special_operations_wing-6903747 27th Special Operations Wing One of four active duty special operations wings, operating the AC-130W Stinger II, CV-22B Osprey, MQ-9A ReaperMC-130J Commando II and U-28A.[10]
Joint Base Charleston Charleston South Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°53′55″N 080°02′26″W Air Mobility Command 60px-628th_air_base_wing_-_emblem-2267268 628th Air Base Wing USAF operated joint base. The 437th Airlift Wing and 315th Airlift Wing operate the C-17A Globemaster III.
Columbus Air Force Base Columbus Mississippi 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°38′38″N 088°26′38″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-14th_flying_training_wing-5655151 14th Flying Training Wing Provides specialized undergraduate pilot training in the T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon[11]
Creech Air Force Base Indian Springs Nevada 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°35′14″N 115°40′24″W Air Combat Command 60px-432d_wing-4131619 432nd Wing The USAF’s primary remotely piloted aircraft system (drone) base. The 432nd Wing is supported by the Air Force Reserve’s 926th Wing and the Nevada Air National Guard’s 232nd Operations Squadron, all operating the MQ-9A Reaper.[12]
Davis–Monthan Air Force Base Tucson Arizona 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°09′59″N 110°52′59″W Air Combat Command 60px-usaf_-_55th_electronic_combat_group-1943460 355th Fighter Wing The 355th Fighter Wing operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II (both for training and operationally), the HH-60G Pave Hawk and HC-130J Combat King II. Other flying units include the 55th Electronic Combat Group (EC-130H Compass Call), 920th Rescue Wing (HH-60G), 924th Fighter Group (A-10C) and the Arizona Air National Guard’s 214th Attack Group (MQ-9A Reaper and RC-26 Condor).[13] The base is known for its aircraft storage facility, operated by the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group and is also the headquarters of the Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern).[14]
Dover Air Force Base Dover Delaware 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°07′42″N 075°27′53″W Air Mobility Command 60px-436th_airlift_wing-2854209 436th Airlift Wing The 436th Airlift Wing and 512th Airlift Wing operate the C-17A Globemaster III and C-5M Super Galaxy in the tactical and strategic airlift role. The base also hosts the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs.[15]
Dyess Air Force Base Abilene Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°25′15″N 099°51′17″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-7th_bomb_wing-7132913 7th Bomb Wing The B-1B Lancer strategic bomber is operated by the 7th Bomb Wing and 307th Bomb Wing. Dyess is also home to the 317th Airlift Wing flying the C-130J Super Hercules.[16]
Edwards Air Force Base Edwards California 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°54′20″N 117°53′01″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-412th_test_wing-1244257 412th Test Wing The USAF’s primary test and evaluation base and home of the Air Force Test Center. A wide range of aircraft are operated by the 412th Test Wing, Air Force Test Pilot School, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron and Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. Edwards also hosts NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center.[17]
Eglin Air Force Base Valparaiso Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°29′N 086°32′W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-96th_test_wing_-_emblem-5308485 96th Test Wing The USAF’s test and evaluation center for air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, command and control systems, and Air Force Special Operations Command systems (96th Test Wing) as well as electronic warfare, armament and avionics, chemical defense, reconnaissance, and aircrew training devices (53rd Wing). Both wings operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II, F-15C/D/E Eagle and F-16C/D Fighting Falcon. The 33rd Fighter Wing trains F-35A Lightning II pilots from US and foreign air-arms.[18]
Ellsworth Air Force Base Box Elder South Dakota 17px-wma_button2b-268327444°08′42″N 103°06′13″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-28th_bomb_wing-2917071 28th Bomb Wing The B-1B Lancer strategic bomber is operated by the 28th Bomb Wing. Ellsworth also hosts the 89th Attack Squadron which flies the MQ-9A Reaper.[19]
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Cheyenne Wyoming 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°07′59″N 104°52′01″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-90th_space_wing-5294323 90th Missile Wing LGM-30G Minuteman III base with launch facilities throughout south-east Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado, supported by the wing’s UH-1N Iroquois helicopters. It hosts the headquarters of the Twentieth Air Force, which is responsible for the USAF’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs).[20]
Fairchild Air Force Base Spokane Washington 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°36′54″N 117°39′20″W Air Mobility Command 60px-92d_air_refueling_wing-4645912 92nd Air Refueling Wing The 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the 141st Air Refueling Wing of the Washington Air National Guard operate the KC-135R Stratotanker. Also hosts the USAF Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) School, which is supported by UH-1N Iroquois operated by the 36th Rescue Squadron.[21]
Fort George G. Meade Odenton Maryland 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°6′25″N 76°44′35″W Air Combat Command 60px-70isrw-7871850 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing US Army installation hosting USAF intelligence units carrying out signals intelligence and cryptologic operations.[22]
Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field Gila Bend Arizona 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°53′15″N 112°43′12″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-56th_range_management_office_shield-2136630 56th Range Management Office Geographically Separate Unit of the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB, located within the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range.[23]
Goodfellow Air Force Base San Angelo Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327431°25′46″N 100°23′56″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-17th_training_wing-svg_-4410515 17th Training Wing Non-flying installation delivering cryptologic, intelligence, and other training to US and allied military and US government students.[24]
Grand Forks Air Force Base Grand Forks North Dakota 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°57′40″N 097°24′04″W Air Combat Command 60px-319th_air_refueling_wing-6576243 319th Reconnaissance Wing The 319th Reconnaissance Wing operates the RQ-4B Global Hawk in the high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role.[25]
Hanscom Air Force Base Lincoln Massachusetts 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°28′12″N 071°17′21″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-66th_air_base_group_-_emblem-8738770 66th Air Base Group Non-flying installation, hosting the Electronic Systems Center, part of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.[26]
Hill Air Force Base Ogden Utah 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°07′26″N 111°58′22″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-75th_air_base_wing-6671410 75th Air Base Wing The USAF’s second largest base, home to the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, the 748th Supply Chain Management Group and several directorates of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center. The 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing operate the F-35A Lightning II.[27]
Homey Airport Groom Lake Nevada 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°14′0″N 115°48′30″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-air_force_flight_test_center-2506721 Air Force Test Center (Detachment 3) Classified test facility popularly known as Area 51, located within the Nevada Test and Training Range.[28]
Holloman Air Force Base Alamogordo New Mexico 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°51′09″N 106°06′23″W Air Combat Command 60px-49th_fighter_wing-7417322 49th Wing The 49th Wing trains crews to operate the MQ-9A Reaper and F-16C/D Fighting Falcon. Also home to the 704th Test Group which performs high speed sled track testing, navigation and guidance system testing, radar signature measurements and weapon systems flight testing. The group also operates the C-12J Huron and T-38C Talon.[29]
Hurlburt Field Mary Esther Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°25′40″N 086°41′22″W Air Force Special Operations Command 60px-1st_special_operations_wing-svg_-3212173 1st Special Operations Wing Home to the 1st Special Operations Wing, 24th Special Operations Wing, 492nd Special Operations Wing, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command and several special forces training and test & evaluation units. Aircraft flown includes the AC-130U Spooky, AC-130W Stinger II, AC-130J Ghostrider, CV-22B Osprey, MC-130H Combat Talon II, MC-130J Commando II, MQ-9A Reaper and U-28A Draco. 505th Command and Control Wing provides training and testing for command and control systems.
Keesler Air Force Base Biloxi Mississippi 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°24′41″N 088°55′25″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-81st_training_wing-7825343 81st Training Wing The 81st Training Wing provides a wide range of non-flying technical training. Also home to the 403rd Wing operating the WC-130J Super Hercules & C-130J Super Hercules and the Headquarters of the Second Air Force.[30]
Kegelman Air Force Auxiliary Field Cherokee Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°44′17″N 098°07′34″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-71st_flying_training_wing-2515408 71st Flying Training Wing Airfield used for training by T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon aircraft of the 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance AFB.[31]
Kirtland Air Force Base Albuquerque New Mexico 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°02′25″N 106°36′33″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-377th_air_base_wing-9341998 377th Air Base Wing Center for research, development and testing of non-conventional weapons, space and missile technology and laser warfare. Home to the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Air Force Safety Center and Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center. The 58th Special Operations Wing and the New Mexico Air National Guard’s 150th Special Operations Wing train special operations crews to operate the CV-22B Osprey, HC-130J Combat King II, MC-130J Commando II, HH-60G Pave Hawk and UH-1N Iroquois.[32]
Joint Base Langley–Eustis Hampton Virginia 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°04′58″N 076°21′38″W Air Combat Command 60px-633d_air_base_wing-5251687 633rd Air Base Wing USAF operated joint base. Home to the 1st Fighter Wing and the Virginia Air National Guard’s 192d Fighter Wing, both flying the F-22A Raptor. The base also hosts the headquarters of Air Combat Command, the 363rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing and the 480th ISR Wing.[33]
Laughlin Air Force Base Del Rio Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°21′34″N 100°46′41″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-47th_flying_training_wing-7950896 47th Flying Training Wing Operates the T-1A Jayhawk, T-38C Talon and T-6A Texan II in the pilot training role.[34]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Tacoma Washington 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°08′51″N 122°28′46″W Air Mobility Command 60px-627th_air_base_group_-_emblem-3394477 627th Air Base Group US Army operated joint base. The 62nd Airlift Wing and 446th Airlift Wing operate the C-17A Globemaster III. The Washington Air National Guard operates the Western Air Defense Sector.[35]
Little Rock Air Force Base Jacksonville Arkansas 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°55′01″N 092°08′47″W Air Mobility Command 60px-usaf_-_19th_airlift_wing-5634039 19th Airlift Wing The 189th Airlift Wing and the Arkansas Air National Guard’s 314th Airlift Wing deliver training to C-130 Hercules aircrews from across the US military and allied nations, whereas the 19th Airlift Wing and 913th Airlift Group fly the Hercules operationally.[36]
Los Angeles Air Force Base El Segundo California 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°55′08.79″N 118°22′50.23″W US Space Force 60px-61st_air_base_wing-svg_-2570335 61st Air Base Group Non-flying installation, home to the Space and Missile Systems Center. The center manages research, development and acquisition of military space systems.[37]
Luke Air Force Base Glendale Arizona 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°32′06″N 112°22′59″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-usaf_-_56th_fighter_wing-4346071 56th Fighter Wing The 56th Fighter Wing (the largest fighter wing in the USAF) and the 944th Fighter Wing train pilots to operate the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-35A Lightning II.[38]
MacDill Air Force Base Tampa Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327427°50′58″N 082°31′16″W Air Combat Command 60px-6th_air_mobility_wing-6192212 6th Air Refueling Wing Home to the 6th Air Refueling Wing and 927th Air Refueling Wing operating the KC-135R Stratotanker. Also home to the headquarters of US Central Command and US Special Operations Command.[39]
Malmstrom Air Force Base Great Falls Montana 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°30′17″N 111°11′14″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-341_missile_wing_emblem-4302726 341st Missile Wing LGM-30G Minuteman III base with launch facilities throughout central Montana, supported by the 582nd Helicopter Group’s UH-1N Iroquois helicopters.[40]
Maxwell Air Force Base Montgomery Alabama 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°22′45″N 086°21′45″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-42d_air_base_wing-2625488 42nd Air Base Wing Headquarters of Air Education and Training Command and home to the Air University. The 908th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[41]
McConnell Air Force Base Wichita Kansas 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°37′23″N 097°16′02″W Air Mobility Command 60px-22d_air_refueling_wing-7891935 22d Air Refueling Wing The 22nd Air Refueling Wing and 931st Air Refueling Wing operate the KC-135R/T Stratotanker. The Kansas Air National Guard’s 184th Wing performs a variety of roles including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and cyber warfare.[42]
Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst Trenton New Jersey 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°01′09″N 074°31′22″W Air Mobility Command 60px-87th_air_base_wing_-_emblem-3376685 87th Air Base Wing USAF operated joint base. The 305th Air Mobility Wing and 514th Air Mobility Wing operate the C-17A Globemaster III and KC-10A Extender. Also home to the New Jersey Air National Guard’s 108th Wing operating the KC-135R Stratotanker. The 621st Contingency Response Wing is part of the USAF Expeditionary Center which is also based there.
Minot Air Force Base Minot North Dakota 17px-wma_button2b-268327448°24′57″N 101°21′29″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-5th_bomb_wing-7657907 5th Bomb Wing The 5th Bomb Wing operate the B-52H Stratofortress. The 91st Missile Wing man LGM-30G Minuteman III launch facilities throughout North Dakota, supported by the 582nd Helicopter Group’s UH-1N Iroquois helicopters[43]
Moody Air Force Base Valdosta Georgia 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°58′4″N 83°11′34″W Air Combat Command 60px-23d_wing-7151969 23rd Wing The 23rd Wing operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II, HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk in the close air support and combat search and rescue roles. Other units include The 476th Fighter Group also operates the A-10A and the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing provides force protection capability.[44]
Mountain Home Air Force Base Mountain Home Idaho 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°02′37″N 115°52′21″W Air Combat Command 60px-366th_fighter_wing-2442534 366th Fighter Wing The 366th Fighter Wing operates the F-15E Strike Eagle.[45]
Nellis Air Force Base Las Vegas Nevada 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°14′10″N 115°02′03″W Air Combat Command 60px-99th_air_base_wing-6278954 99th Air Base Wing Home of the USAF Warfare Center, the air force’s advanced air combat training center, comprising the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group, the 57th Wing and US Air Force Weapons School. The 563rd Rescue Group, 926th Wing and the USAF Air Demonstration Squadron (Thunderbirds) are also based at Nellis.[46]
North Auxiliary Airfield North South Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°37′01″N 081°04′59″W Air Mobility Command 60px-628_civil_engineer_sq_emblem-5241444 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 628th Air Base Wing at Joint Base Charleston, utilised for training by C-17A Globemaster III aircraft of the 437th and 315th Airlift Wings.[47]
Offutt Air Force Base Bellevue Nebraska 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°07′10″N 095°54′31″W Air Combat Command 60px-55th_wing-5455000 55th Wing The 55th Wing and Nebraska Air National Guard’s 170th Group operate a range of OC-135, RC-135 and WC-135 aircraft in the intelligence gathering, reconnaissance and surveillance roles. Offut is also home to the 557th Weather Wing and 595th Command and Control Group operating the E-4B Advanced Airborne Command Post and the headquarters of US Strategic Command.[48]
Patrick Space Force Base Brevard County Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327428°14′06″N 080°36′36″W Various N/A US Space Force installation hosting the Air Force Technical Applications Center.[49] Also home to the Air Force Reserve Commands 920th Rescue Wing which operates the HC-130N Combat King and HH-60G Pave Hawk, as well as the Florida Air National Guard’s 114th Space Control Squadron.[50]
Naval Air Station Pensacola Pensacola Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°21′09″N 087°19′04″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-479th_flying_training_group-7231098 479th Flying Training Group US Navy operated installation hosting the USAF’s 479th Flying Training Group (part of the 12th Flying Training Wing) which operates the T-1A Jayhawk and T-6A Texan II.[51]
Pope Field Fayetteville North Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°10′15″N 079°00′52″W Air Mobility Command 60px-43d_airlift_wing-svg_-6612976 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group US Army installation (part of Fort Bragg) hosting the USAF’s 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group, 18th Air Support Operations Group and several units of Air Force Special Operations Command.[52]
Robins Air Force Base Warner Robins Georgia 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°38′24″N 083°35′30″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-78_air_base_wg-8122057 78th Air Base Wing The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex is the primary logistics support depot for the F-15 Eagle, C-130 Hercules, C-5M Galaxy and C-17A Globemaster III. Robins is also home to various directorates of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the headquarters of Air Force Reserve Command and the 461st Air Control Wing & 116th Air Control Wing (Georgia Air National Guard) both operating the E-8C JSTARS.[53]
Rome Research Site Rome New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°13′16.9″N 75°24′30.8″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-rome_laboratory-6884456 AFRL Information Directorate Non-flying installation, home to the Information Directorate of Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).[54]
Joint Base San Antonio San Antonio Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°26′56″N 098°26′56″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-usaf_-_502d_air_base_wing-9388791 502nd Air Base Wing USAF operated joint base across several sites. JBSA-Randolph is home to the 12th Flying Training Wing and provides s undergraduate pilot training, flying the T-6A Texan II, T-1A Jayhawk and T-38C Talon. JBSA-Lackland is a non-flying facility that provides basic and technical training and Kelly Field Annex is home to the 149th Fighter Wing (F-16C/D Fighting Falcon) 433rd Airlift Wing (C-5M Galaxy).[55]
Scott Air Force Base Belleville Illinois 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°32′43″N 089°50′07″W Air Mobility Command 60px-375_airlift_wg-3605287 375th Air Mobility Wing The 375th Air Mobility Wing operates the C-21A Learjet, C-40C Clipper and KC-135R Stratotanker. The Illinois Air National Guard’s 126th Air Refueling Wing also operates the KC-135R and the 932nd Airlift Wing the C-40C. Also home to the headquarters of Air Mobility Command and the Eighteenth Air Force.[56]
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Goldsboro North Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°20′22″N 077°57′38″W Air Combat Command 60px-4th_fighter_wing-2839574 4th Fighter Wing The 4th Fighter Wing and 414th Fighter Group operate the F-15E Strike Eagle and the 916th Air Refueling Wing the KC-135R Stratotanker.[57]
Shaw Air Force Base Sumter South Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°58′23″N 080°28′22″W Air Combat Command 60px-20th_fighter_wing-1088682 20th Fighter Wing The 20th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon and the 25th Attack Group the MQ-9A Reaper. Also home to the headquarters of the Ninth Air Force.[58]
Sheppard Air Force Base Wichita Falls Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°59′20″N 098°29′31″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-82d_training_wing-1288203 82nd Training Wing The 82nd Training Wing provides ground technical training, whilst the 80th Flying Training Wing and 340th Flying Training Group provide flying training and operate the T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon.[59]
Tinker Air Force Base Oklahoma City Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°24′53″N 097°23′12″W Air Force Materiel Command 60px-72d_air_base_wing-8945975 72nd Air Base Wing The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex is the primary logistics support depot for B-1B Lancer, B-2A Spirit, B-52H Stratofortress, KC-135R Stratotanker and E-3 Sentry. The 552nd Air Control Wing and 513th Air Control Group operate the E-3 Sentry and the 507th Air Refueling Wing the KC-135R Stratotanker.[60][61][62]
Tonopah Test Range Airport Tonopah Nevada 37°47′41″N 116°46′43″W Air Combat Command 60px-30th_reconnaissance_squadron-6328691 30th Reconnaissance Squadron The 30th Reconnaissance Squadron is a Geographically Separate Unit of the 432nd Wing and operates the RQ-170 Sentinel UAV.[63]
Travis Air Force Base Fairfield California 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°15′46″N 121°55′39″W Air Mobility Command 60px-60th_air_mobility_wing-8849669 60th Air Mobility Wing The 60th Air Mobility Wing and 349th Air Mobility Wing operate the C-5M Galaxy, C-17A Globemaster III and KC-10A Extender. Also home to the David Grant USAF Medical Center.[64]
Tyndall Air Force Base Panama City Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°4′43″N 85°34′35″W Air Combat Command 60px-325th_fighter_wing-1145896 325th Fighter Wing The 325th Fighter Wing and 44th Fighter Group operate the F-22A Raptor and T-38A/B/C Talon and the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron a range of drone targets. Also home to the headquarters of the First Air Force and the 601st Air and Space Operations Center, providing Command and control for air defense, homeland security and civil support missions for North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).[65]
United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs Colorado 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°59′25″N 104°51′30″W Chief of Staff of the Air Force 60px-us-airforceacademy-shield-svg_-5974975 10th Air Base Wing Military academy for the US Air Force and US Space Force. It is both a military organization and a university, much of which is set up like most other Air Force bases, but the Superintendent, Commandant, Dean of Faculty and cadet wing are set up like a civilian university. The 306th Flying Training Group operates a variety of light training aircraft and gliders.[66][67]
Vance Air Force Base Enid Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°20′22″N 097°55′02″W Air Education and Training Command 60px-71st_flying_training_wing-2515408 71st Flying Training Wing 71st Flying Training Wing and 5th Flying Training Squadron provide undergraduate pilot training, flying the T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon.T-38C Talon.[68][69]
Vandenberg Space Force Base Lompoc California 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°43′57″N 120°34′05″W Various N/A US Space Force installation hosting the 532nd Training Squadron and 576th Flight Test Squadron.[70]
Whiteman Air Force Base Knob Noster Missouri 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°43′49″N 093°32′53″W Air Force Global Strike Command 60px-509th_bomb_wing-3089259 509th Bomb Wing The 509th Bomb Wing and the Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing operates the B-2A Spirit, T-38A Talon. Other units include the 442nd Fighter Wing (A-10C Thunderbolt II) and the 20th Attack Squadron (MQ-9A Reaper).[71]
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Dayton Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°49′23″N 084°02′58″


Air Force Materiel Command 60px-88th_air_base_wing-3088024 88th Air Base Wing Headquarters of Air Force Material Command, supporting a wide range of logistics, research & development and acquisition activities. Organisations include the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Institute of Technology and the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. The 445th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III. Also home to the National Museum of the US Air Force.[72]


Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve installations and locations within the contiguous United States
Name Location State Coordinates Commanding organization Wing or unit emblem Host wing or primary unit Primary missions and units
Abston Air National Guard Station Montgomery Alabama 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°21′22″N 086°20′48″W Alabama Air National Guard 60px-226_combat_communications_gp_emblem_28199129-2498665 226th Combat Communications Group Non-flying installation. The 226th Combat Communications Group operates in the combat communications role.[75]
Atlantic City Air National Guard Base Atlantic City New Jersey 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°26′53″N 074°34′54″W New Jersey Air National Guard 60px-177th_fighter_wing-8601209 177th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Atlantic City International Airport. The 177th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[76]
Bangor Air National Guard Base Bangor Maine 17px-wma_button2b-268327444°48′51″N 068°49′51″W Maine Air National Guard 60px-101st_air_refueling_wing-4219745 101st Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Bangor International Airport. The 101st Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[77]
Barnes Air National Guard Base Westfield Massachusetts 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°09′56″N 072°43′14″W Massachusetts Air National Guard 60px-104th_fighter_wing-svg_-8256066 104th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport. The 104th Fighter Wing operates the F-15C Eagle air superiority fighter.[78]
Battle Creek Air National Guard Base Springfield Michigan 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°18′26.2″N 85°15′05.3″W Michigan Air National Guard 60px-110th_wing_emblem-2472698 110th Wing Airfield shared with W. K. Kellogg Airport. The 110th Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper.[79]
Berry Field Air National Guard Base Nashville Tennessee 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°07′36″N 86°40′55″W Tennessee Air National Guard 60px-118th_wing_emblem-5333254 118th Wing Airfield shared with Nashville International Airport. The 118th Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper and also performs in the intelligence, cyber systems and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles.[80]
Bradley Air National Guard Base Windsor Locks Connecticut 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°56′20″N 72°41′0″W Connecticut Air National Guard 60px-103d_fighter_wing-6262329 103rd Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Bradley International Airport. The 103rd Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules in the airlift role.[81]
Brunswick Air National Guard Station Brunswick Georgia 17px-wma_button2b-268327431°14′51.9″N 81°29′09″W Georgia Air National Guard 60px-224th_joint_communications_support_squadron_28585331808129-5966661 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron Non-flying installation. The 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron is a Geographically Separate Unit of the 165th Airlift Wing and provides deployable tactical communications for Joint and Special Operations Task Force Headquarters.[82]
Buckley Space Force Base Aurora Colorado 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°42′06″N 104°45′06″W Colorado Air National Guard 60px-140th_wing-4337467 140th Wing US Space Force base hosting the 140th Wing (operating the F-16C Fighting Falcon) and other space related USAF units.[83]
Burlington Air National Guard Base Burlington Vermont 17px-wma_button2b-268327444°28′22″N 073°08′48″W Vermont Air National Guard 60px-158th_fighter_wing-4683983 158th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Burlington International Airport. The 158th Fighter Wing operates the F-35A Lighting II multi-role fighter.[84]
Camp Murray Air National Guard Station Tacoma Washington 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°7′5″N 122°33′36″W Washington Air National Guard 60px-194th_wing_unit_patch-9677471 194th Wing Camp Murray is located adjacent to Joint Base Lewis–McChord, Washington. It is home to the Washington Joint Forces Headquarters, including: the Washington Army National Guard, the Washington State Guard, the Washington Air National Guard, and the Washington State Emergency Operations Center.[85]
Camp Rilea Warrenton Oregon 17px-wma_button2b-268327446°7′45″N 123°56′38″W Oregon Air National Guard 60px-116th_acs-8713498 116th Air Control Squadron Oregon National Guard Training Complex under the jurisdiction of the Oregon Military Department, the 116th Air Control Squadron provides command and control capabilities for Oregon’s North Coast emergency response and recovery operations.[86][87]
Capital Airport Air National Guard Station Springfield Illinois 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°50′39″N 089°40′41″W Illinois Air National Guard 60px-183d_wing_emblem-2720585 183d Wing Airfield shared with Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. The 183d Wing is a Centralized Intermediate Repair Facility which repairs and maintains General Electric F110 engines used in the Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon.[88]
Channel Islands Air National Guard Station Oxnard California 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°06′54″N 119°06′37″W California Air National Guard 60px-146th_airlift_wing-3633490 146th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Naval Air Station Point Mugu. The 146th Airlift Wing operates the C-130J Super Hercules in the airlift and aerial firefighting roles, also home to the 562nd Air Force Band.[89]
Charlotte Air National Guard Base Charlotte North Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°12′58″N 80°55′55″W North Carolina Air National Guard 60px-145th_airlift_wing-2523114 145th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The 145th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III in the airlift role.[90]
Dallas Air Guard Station Grand Prairie Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°44′24″N 096°58′12″W Texas Air National Guard 60px-254th_combat_communications_group-7944496 254th Combat Communications Group Non-flying installation, forming part of the Grand Prairie Armed Forces Reserve Complex. Geographically Separate Unit of the 136th Airlift Wing.[91]
Des Moines Air National Guard Base Des Moines Iowa 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°32′18″N 093°39′34″W Iowa Air National Guard 60px-132d_wing_crest-2532329 132nd Wing Airfield shared with Des Moines International Airport. The 132nd Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper.[92]
Dobbins Air Reserve Base Marietta Georgia 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°54′55″N 084°30′59″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-94th_airlift_wing-2004648 94th Airlift Wing The 94th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules in the airlift role, also home to the headquarters of the Twenty-Second Air Force[93]
Duke Field Crestview Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°39′01″N 086°31′22″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-919th_special_operations_wing-6386869 919th Special Operations Wing The 919th Special Operations Wing and elements of the 492nd Special Operations Wing operate the C-145A Skytruck and C-146A Wolfhound.[94] Elements of the 96th Operations Group operate a range of special operations aircraft in the test and evaluation role.
Duluth Air National Guard Base Duluth Minnesota 17px-wma_button2b-268327446°50′32″N 92°11′37″W Minnesota Air National Guard 60px-148th_fighter_wing-5740446 148th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Duluth International Airport. The 177th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[95]
Eastern Air Defense Sector Rome New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°12′59.8″N 75°24′17.4″W New York Air National Guard 60px-eastern_air_defense_sector_emblem-4525025 224th Air Defense Group Non-flying installation. Air defence command and control unit permanently assigned to NORAD and manned by the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group.[96]
Ebbing Air National Guard Base Fort Smith Arkansas 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°20′12″N 94°22′03″W Arkansas Air National Guard 60px-188th_wing_emblem-6011970 188th Wing Airfield shared with Fort Smith Regional Airport. The 188th Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper and also performs in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) role.[97]
Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base Houston Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°36′26″N 95°09′32″W Texas Air National Guard 60px-147th_reconnaissance_wing_-_emblem-9548224 147th Attack Wing Airfield shared with Ellington Airport. The 147th Attack Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper.[98]
Fargo Air National Guard Base Fargo North Dakota 17px-wma_button2b-268327446°55′14″N 096°48′57″W North Dakota Air National Guard 60px-119th_wing-2927430 119th Wing Airfield shared with Hector International Airport. The 119th Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper.[99]
Forbes Field Air National Guard Base Topeka Kansas 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°57′04″N 095°39′57″W Kansas Air National Guard 60px-190th_air_refueling_wing-4283042 190th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Topeka Regional Airport. The 190th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135 Stratotanker.[100]
Fort Bliss El Paso Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327431°48′7″N 106°25′29″W Texas Air National Guard 60px-204th_security_forces_squadron-9359692 204th Security Forces Squadron An Active Duty US Army Installation hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 149th Fighter Wing. The 204th Security Forces Squadron specifically occupies Biggs Army Airfield and operates as the only heavy weapons Security Forces unit in the Air National Guard.[101][102]
Fort Dodge Air National Guard Station Fort Dodge Iowa 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°33′02.5″N 94°10′45.3″W Iowa Air National Guard 60px-133rd_test_squadron_emblem-9695959 133rd Test Squadron Non-flying installation. The 133rd Test Squadron provides testing and evaluation of command, control, communications, computers and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems.[103]
Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base Fort Wayne Indiana 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°58′42″N 085°11′42″W Indiana Air National Guard 60px-122d_fighter_wing-1562713 122nd Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Fort Wayne International Airport. The 122nd Fighter operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II.[104]
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth Fort Worth Texas 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°46′09″N 097°26′30″W Various N/A US Navy operated joint reserve base. Air Force Reserve Command’s 301st Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon and the Texas Air National Guard’s 136th Airlift Wing operates the C-130 Hercules. Home to headquarters of the Tenth Air Force.
Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base Westhampton Beach New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°50′13″N 072°38′32″W New York Air National Guard 60px-106th_rescue_wing-1167916 106th Rescue Wing Airfield shared with Francis S. Gabreski Airport. The 106th Rescue Wing operates the HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk in the combat search and rescue role.[105]
Fresno Air National Guard Base Fresno California 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°46′34″N 119°43′50″W California Air National Guard 60px-144th_fighter_wing-7987560 144th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Fresno Yosemite International Airport. The 104th Fighter Wing operates the F-15C Eagle air superiority fighter.[106]
General Mitchell Air National Guard Base Milwaukee Wisconsin 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°56′50″N 087°53′48″W Wisconsin Air National Guard 60px-128th_air_refueling_wing-4508110 128th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. The 128th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[107]
Gowen Field Air National Guard Base Boise Idaho 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°33′52″N 116°13′22″W Idaho Air National Guard 60px-124th_wing-8697742 124th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Boise Airport. The 124th Fighter Wing operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II.[108]
Great Falls Air National Guard Base Great Falls Montana 17px-wma_button2b-268327447°28′55.20″N 111°22′14.46″W Montana Air National Guard 60px-120th_fighter_wing-9166556 120th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Great Falls International Airport. The 120th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[109]
Greeley Air National Guard Station Greeley Colorado 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°25′25.8″N 104°38′24.6″W Colorado Air National Guard 60px-233d_space_group_emblem-7054994 233rd Space Group Non-flying installation. The 233rd Space Group provides a mobile ground system (MGS) missile warning capability.[110]
Grissom Air Reserve Base Kokomo Indiana 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°38′53″N 086°09′08″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-434_air_refueling_wg-7510477 434th Air Refueling Wing The 434th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[111]
Goldwater Air National Guard Base Phoenix Arizona 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°25′36″N 112°00′43″W Arizona Air National Guard 60px-161st_air_refueling_wing-3385653 161st Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The 161st Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.
Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center Gulfport Mississippi 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°24′26″N 089°04′12″W Mississippi Air National Guard 61px-mississippi_air_national_guard_emblem-1355992 N/A Hosts regular deployments of Army and Air Force national guard units, offering training airspace over an area directly adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico. Home of the 209th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and 255th Air Control Squadron.[112]
Hall Air Guard Station Dothan Alabama 17px-wma_button2b-268327431°19′46.7″N 85°27′57.2″W Alabama Air National Guard 60px-280th_combat_communications_squadron-4489845 280th Special Operations Communications Squadron Non-flying installation. Geographically Separate Unit of the 226th Combat Communications Group, providing provide strategic air defense & sovereignty and air tactical warning & assessment to NORAD.[113]
Hancock Field Air National Guard Base Syracuse New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°06′41″N 076°07′25″W New York Air National Guard 60px-174th_attack_wing_-_emblem-2049433 174th Attack Wing Airfield shared with Syracuse Hancock International Airport. The 174th Attack Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper. Also home to the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron.[114]
Harrisburg Air Station Middletown Middletown Pennsylvania 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°11′37″N 076°45′48″W Pennsylvania Air National Guard 60px-193d_special_operations_wing-2376264 193rd Special Operations Wing Airfield shared with Harrisburg International Airport. 193rd Special Operations Wing operates the EC-130J Commando Solo in the psychological operations (PSYOP) role.[115]
Homestead Air Reserve Base Homestead Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327425°29′18″N 080°23′01″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-482d_fighter_wing-6088339 482nd Fighter Wing The 482nd Fighter Wing and 367th Fighter Squadron operate the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon whereas a detachment of the 125th Fighter Wing operates the F-15C Eagle.[116][117]
Horsham Air National Guard Station Horsham Township Pennsylvania 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°11′59″N 075°08′53″W Pennsylvania Air National Guard 60px-111th_fighter_wing-6213134 111th Attack Wing The 111th Attack Wing operates the MQ-9A Reaper.[118]
Hulman Field Air National Guard Base Terre Haute Indiana 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°27′05″N 087°18′27″W Indiana Air National Guard 60px-181st_intelligence_wing_-_emblem-4993698 181st Intelligence Wing Non-flying installation. The 181st Intelligence Wing monitors, process, exploits, and disseminates near real-time information from unmanned aerial vehicles operating globally.[119]
Jackson Air National Guard Base Jackson Mississippi 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°18′40″N 090°04′33″W Mississippi Air National Guard 60px-172d_airlift_wing-2785849 172nd Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. The 172nd Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III.[120]
Jacksonville Air National Guard Base Jacksonville, Florida Florida 17px-wma_button2b-268327430°29′39″N 081°41′16″W Florida Air National Guard 60px-125th_fighter_wing-1049945 125th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Jacksonville International Airport. The 125th Fighter Wing operates the F-15C Eagle air superiority fighter.[121]
Jefferson Barracks Air National Guard Station St Louis Missouri 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°30′14.3″N 90°16′48.9″W Missouri Air National Guard 60px-157th_air_operations_group-5334067 157th Air Operations Group Non-flying installation within the Jefferson Barracks Military Post. Geographically Separate Unit of the 131st Bomb Wing, providing a command and control (C2) capability.[122]
Joe Foss Field Air National Guard Station Sioux Falls South Dakota 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°34′55″N 096°44′31″W South Dakota Air National Guard 60px-114th_fighter_wing-4550609 114th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Sioux Falls Regional Airport. The 114th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[123]
Johnstown Air National Guard Station Johnstown Pennsylvania 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°19′23.5″N 78°50′15.7″W Pennsylvania Air National Guard 60px-258_air_traffic_control_sq_emblem-1604407 258th Air Traffic Control Squadron Operates the air traffic control service at Johnstown-Cambria County Airport.[124]
Key Field Air National Guard Base Meridian Mississippi 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°19′57″N 088°45′07″W Mississippi Air National Guard 60px-186th_air_refueling_wing-4848917 186th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Meridian Regional Airport. The 186th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker and the RC-26B Condor. Also home to the 238th Air Support Operations Squadron and 248th Air Traffic Control Squadron.[125]
Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base Klamath Falls Oregon 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°09′22″N 121°43′59″W Oregon Air National Guard 60px-173d_fighter_wing-2190128 173rd Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Klamath Falls Airport. The 173rd Fighter Wing trains Air National Guard and active duty F-15 Eagle pilots. Also home to the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron.[126]
Lincoln Air National Guard Base Lincoln Nebraska 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°51′04″N 096°45′33″W Nebraska Air National Guard 60px-155th_air_refueling_wing-4385626 155th Air Refueling Wing Airport shared with Lincoln Airport. The 155th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[127]
Louisville Air National Guard Base Louisville Kentucky 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°10′41″N 85°43′29″W Kentucky Air National Guard 60px-123d_airlift_wing-2848906 123rd Airlift Wing Airport shared with Louisville International Airport. The 123rd Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules. Also home to the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron.[128]
Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base Mansfield Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°48′49″N 82°31′00″W Ohio Air National Guard 60px-179th_airlift_wing-8653257 179th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport. The 179th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[129]
March Joint Air Reserve Base Riverside California 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°52′50″N 117°15′34″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-452d_air_mobility_wing-4420309 452nd Air Mobility Wing The 452nd Air Mobility Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III and KC-135R Stratotanker. The base also hosts the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing ( MQ-9A Reaper), the 912th Air Refueling Squadron (KC-135R) and the headquarters of the Fourth Air Force.[130]
McEntire Joint National Guard Base Eastover South Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°55′15″N 080°48′04″W South Carolina Air National Guard 60px-169th_fighter_wing-6777522 169th Fighter Wing The 169th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[131]
McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base Knoxville Tennessee 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°48′39″N 083°59′38″W Tennessee Air National Guard 60px-134th_air_refueling_wing-9000603 134th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with McGhee Tyson Airport. The 134th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker. Also home to the 119th Command and Control Squadron and the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center, which is a detachment of the Air National Guard Readiness Center.[132][133]
McLaughlin Air National Guard Base Charleston West Virginia 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°22′23″N 81°35′35″W West Virginia Air National Guard 60px-130th_airlift_wing-svg_-1020894 130th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Yeager Airport. The 179th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[134]
Memphis Air National Guard Base Memphis Tennessee 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°02′33″N 089°58′36″W Tennessee Air National Guard 60px-164th_airlift_wing-7614244 164th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Memphis International Airport. The 164th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III.[135]
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Joint Air Reserve Station Minneapolis – Saint Paul Minnesota 17px-wma_button2b-268327444°52′54″N 093°14′01″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-934th_airlift_wing-7064117 934th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The 934th Airlift Wing and the Minnesota Air National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing operates the C-130 Hercules.[136][137]
Moffett Federal Airfield Mountain View California 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°24′54″N 122°02′54″W California Air National Guard 60px-129th_rescue_wing-7054888 129th Rescue Wing NASA operated airfield. The 129th Rescue Wing operates the HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk in the combat search and rescue role.[138]
Montgomery Air National Guard Base Montgomery Alabama 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°18′16″N 086°24′01″W Alabama Air National Guard 60px-187th_fighter_wing-1781294 187th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Montgomery Regional Airport. The 187th Fighter Wing operate thes F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[139][140] In 2020, Montgomery ANG base was announced to have been selected as a base for the F-35A Lightning II, which would replace the F-16C. [141]
Morris Air National Guard Base Tucson Arizona 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°06′55″N 110°55′50″W Arizona Air National Guard 60px-162d_fighter_wing-1213964 162nd Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Tucson International Airport. The 162nd Fighter Wing operates the operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[142]
New Castle Air National Guard Base New Castle Delaware 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°41′07″N 075°35′57″W Delaware Air National Guard 60px-166th_airlift_wing-2889248 166th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with New Castle Airport. The 166th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[143]
New London Air National Guard Base New London North Carolina 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°25′06.9″N 80°08′30″W North Carolina Air National Guard 60px-145th_airlift_wing-2523114 N/A Airfield shared with Stanly County Airport. Home of the 263rd Combat Communications Squadron, 235th Air Traffic Squadron and 118th Air Support Operations Squadron, all Geographically Separate Units of the 145th Airlift Wing.[144]
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans Belle Chasse Louisiana 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°49′31″N 090°02′06″W Louisiana Air National Guard 60px-159th_fighter_wing-2586105 159th Fighter Wing US Navy operated joint reserve base. The 159th Fighter Wing operates the F-15C/D Eagle.[145]
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Niagara Falls New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°06′48″N 078°56′51″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-914_airlift_wg-4410645 914th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Niagara Falls International Airport. The 914th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker and the New York Air National Guard’s 107th Attack Wing the MQ-9A Reaper.[146]
North Highlands Air National Guard Station Sacramento, California California 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°38′24″N 121°24′09″W California Air National Guard 60px-162d_combat_communications_group-1774149 162nd Combat Communications Group Non-flying installation. The 162nd Combat Communications Group operates in the combat communications role.[147]
North Smithfield Air National Guard Station North Smithfield Rhode Island 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°58′13″N 71°34′32.4″W Rhode Island Air National Guard 52px-282d_combat_communications_squadron-6704826 282nd Combat Communications Squadron Non-flying installation. The 282nd Combat Communications Squadron operates in the combat communications role.[148]
Otis Air National Guard Base Mashpee Massachusetts 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°39′31″N 070°31′17″W Massachusetts Air National Guard 60px-102nd_intelligence_wing_emblem-9000397 102nd Intelligence Wing Non-flying installation, part of Joint Base Cape Cod. The 102nd Intelligence Wing operates in the intelligence and command and control roles.[149]
Pease Air National Guard Base Portsmouth New Hampshire 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°04′41″N 070°49′24″W New Hampshire Air National Guard 60px-157th_air_refueling_wing-9350879 157th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. The 157th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-46A Pegasus.[150]
Peoria Air National Guard Base Peoria Illinois 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°39′38″N 089°41′44″W Illinois Air National Guard 60px-182d_airlift_wing_insignia_afd-080128-056-svg_-9183962 182nd Airlift Wing Airfield shared with General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport. The 182nd Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[151]
Peterson Air Force Base Colorado Springs Colorado 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°49′25″N 104°41′42″W US Space Force 60px-302d_airlift_wing-7897062 302nd Airlift Wing US Space Force instillation hosting the 302nd Airlift Wing operate the C-130H Hercules.[152]
Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°29′40.49″N 080°12′55.71″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-911_airlift_wg-3742025 911th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Pittsburgh International Airport. The 911th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s 171st Air Refueling Wing the KC-135R Stratotanker.[153][154]
Portland Air National Guard Base Portland Oregon 17px-wma_button2b-268327445°34′56″N 122°35′23″W Oregon Air National Guard 60px-142d_fighter_wing-4924365 142nd Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Portland International Airport. The 142nd Fighter Wing operates the F-15C/D Eagle air superiority fighter, also home to the 125th Special Tactics Squadron.[155]
Quonset Point Air National Guard Station North Kingstown Rhode Island 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°35′50″N 071°24′44″W Rhode Island Air National Guard 60px-143d_airlift_wing-4731205 143rd Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Quonset State Airport. The 143rd Airlift Wing operates the C-130J Super Hercules, also home to the 102nd Network Warfare Squadron.[156]
Reno Air National Guard Base Reno Nevada 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°29′57″N 119°46′05″W Nevada Air National Guard 60px-152nd_airlift_wing2c_nevada_air_national_guard2c_emblem_28140926-f-jz567-20629-6853559 152nd Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The 152nd Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[157]
Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base Columbus Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°48′49″N 082°56′48″W Ohio Air National Guard 60px-121st_air_refueling_wing-4294358 121st Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Rickenbacker International Airport. The 121st Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[158]
Roland R. Wright Air National Guard Base Salt Lake City Utah 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°47′18″N 111°58′40″W Utah Air National Guard 60px-151st_air_refueling_wing-7786773 151st Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Salt Lake City International Airport. The 151st Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[159]
Rosecrans Air National Guard Base St. Joseph Missouri 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°46′19″N 94°54′34.94″W Missouri Air National Guard 60px-139th_airlift_wing-2280283 139th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Rosecrans Memorial Airport. The 139th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules.[160]
San Diego Air National Guard Station San Diego California 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°50′10″N 117°9′38″W California Air National Guard 58px-147thh-9398666 147th Combat Communications Squadron Non-flying installation home to a Geographically Separate Unit of the 195th Wing.[161]
Savannah Air National Guard Base Savannah Georgia 17px-wma_button2b-268327432°07′39″N 081°12′7″W Georgia Air National Guard 60px-165th_airlift_wing-8056199 165th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. The 165th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules, also home to the Air Dominance Center.[162]
Schriever Space Force Base Colorado Springs Colorado 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°48′12″N 104°31′32″W US Space Force 60px-310th_space_wing-6776075 310th Space Wing US Space Force installation, hosting the USAF’s the Air Force Reserves 310th Space Wing.[163]
Selfridge Air National Guard Base Mount Clemens Michigan 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°36′30″N 082°50′08″W Michigan Air National Guard 60px-127th_wing-6178765 127th Wing The 127th Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker and A-10 Thunderbolt II.[164]
Sepulveda Air National Guard Station Van Nuys California 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°11′09.4″N 118°28′48″W California National Guard 60px-261st_combat_communication_squadron-5390142 261st Cyber Operations Squadron Non-flying installation. Geographically Separate Unit of the 195th Wing.[165]
Shepherd Field Air National Guard Base Martinsburg West Virginia 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°24′07″N 77°59′04″W West Virginia Air National Guard 60px-167th_airlift_wing-8298451 167th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport. The 167th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III.[166]
Sioux City Air National Guard Base Sioux City Iowa 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°23′54″N 096°22′19″W Iowa Air National Guard 60px-185th_air_refueling_wing_-_emblem-1512525 185th Air Refueling Wing Airfield shared with Sioux Gateway Airport. The 185th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[167]
South Portland Air National Guard Station South Portland Maine 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°38′00.9″N 70°18′58.7″W Maine Air National Guard 60px-101st_air_refueling_wing-4219745 N/A Non-flying installation. Home to the 265th Combat Communications Squadron and 243rd Engineering and Installation Squadron, both Geographically Separate Units of the 101st Air Refueling Wing.[168]
Springfield Air National Guard Base Springfield Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°50′25″N 083°50′25″W Ohio Air National Guard 60px-178th_wing_patch_140731-f-jz550-760-3198777 178th Wing Airfield shared with Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. The 178th Wing operates the MQ-9A Predator.[169]
Stewart Air National Guard Base Newburgh New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°30′15″N 74°06′17″W New York Air National Guard 60px-105th_airlift_wing-6469866 105th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Stewart International Airport. The 105th Airlift Wing operates the C-17A Globemaster III.[170]
Stratton Air National Guard Base Schenectady New York 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°51′09″N 073°55′21″W New York Air National Guard 60px-109th_airlift_wing-7503244 109th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Schenectady County Airport. The 109th Airlift Wing is the only Air Force unit equipped with ski-equipped LC-130H Hercules for Arctic ice/snow landing missions in support of the National Science Foundation.[171]
Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base Birmingham Alabama 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°33′50″N 086°45′08″W Alabama Air National Guard 60px-117th_air_refueling_wing-3047648 117th Air Refueling Wing The 117th Air Refueling Wing operates the KC-135R Stratotanker.[172]
Toledo Air National Guard Base Toledo Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°35′12.5″N 83°48′28.2″W Ohio Air National Guard 60px-180th_fighter_wing-2575651 180th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Toledo Express Airport. The 180th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[173]
Truax Field Air National Guard Base Madison Wisconsin 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°08′23″N 089°20′15″W Wisconsin Air National Guard 60px-115th_fighter_wing-5301523 115th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Dane County Regional Airport. The 115th Fighter Wing operates the operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[174] In 2020, Traux Field ANG base was announced to have been selected as a base for the F-35A Lightning II, which would replace the F-16C. [175]
Tulsa Air National Guard Base Tulsa Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327436°11′54″N 095°53′17″W Oklahoma Air National Guard 60px-138th_fighter_wing-8601261 138th Fighter Wing Airfield shared with Tulsa International Airport. The 138th Fighter Wing operates the operates the F-16C Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter.[176]
Volk Field Air National Guard Base New Lisbon Wisconsin 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°56′11″N 090°15′35″W Wisconsin Air National Guard 60px-volk_field_angb_emblem-7701933 Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center Home of one of four Air National Guard Combat Readiness Training Centers.[177]
Volunteer Air National Guard Station Chattanooga Tennessee 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°4′24.91″N 85°9′48.6″W Tennessee Air National Guard 60px-241st_enginneering_and_installation_squadron_emblem-5112672 241st Engineering Installation Squadron A non-flying installation hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 134th Air Refueling Wing.[178][179]
Warfield Air National Guard Base Middle River Maryland 17px-wma_button2b-268327439°19′32.38″N 76°24′49.55″W Maryland Air National Guard 60px-175th_wing-2772811 175th Wing Airfield shared with Martin State Airport. The 175th Wing operates the A-10C Thunderbolt II.[180]
Westover Air Reserve Base Chicopee Massachusetts 17px-wma_button2b-268327442°11′38″N 072°32′05″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-439th_airlift_wing-2463498 439th Airlift Wing The 439th Airlift Wing operates the C-5C Galaxy.[181]
Will Rogers Air National Guard Base Oklahoma City Oklahoma 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°23′35″N 097°36′03″W Oklahoma Air National Guard 60px-137th_airlift_wing-7479529 137th Special Operations Wing Airfield shared with Will Rogers World Airport. The 137th Special Operations Wing operates the MC-12W Liberty in the Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) role.[182]
Wyoming Air National Guard Base Cheyenne Wyoming 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°09′41″N 104°49′10″W Wyoming Air National Guard 60px-153d_airlift_wing-7682000 153d Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Cheyenne Regional Airport. Operates the C-130H Hercules in the airlift and aerial firefighting roles. Also homes to the 243rd Air Traffic Control Squadron.[183]
Youngstown Air Reserve Station Youngstown Ohio 17px-wma_button2b-268327441°15′38.64″N 80°40′44.74″W Air Force Reserve Command 60px-910th_airlift_wing-4254750 910th Airlift Wing Airfield shared with Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. The 910th Airlift Wing operates the C-130H Hercules in the aerial spray role.[184]


US Air Force installations and locations in the Caribbean, Central America and South America
Name Location Coordinates Unit Emblem Unit Designation Notes/Mission
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base 23px-flag_of_cuba-svg_-3919087 Cuba 17px-wma_button2b-268327419°54′0″N 75°9′0″W 474th Air Expeditionary Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 474th Air Expeditionary Group, supporting Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO).[186]
Hato International Airport 23px-flag_of_curac3a7ao-svg_-7936791 Curaçao 17px-wma_button2b-268327412°11′20″N 068°57′35″W 429th Expeditionary Operations Squadron Forward Operating Location made available to the US by the Dutch government. Geographically Separate Unit of the 612th Theater Operation Group, supporting Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF South) counter-drug operations.[187]
Muñiz Air National Guard Base 23px-flag_of_puerto_rico-svg_-7261650 Puerto Rico 17px-wma_button2b-268327418°26′22″N 066°00′07″W 60px-156th_airlift_wing_28usaf29_patch-4321348 156th Wing Airfield shared with Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. The 156th Wing is a component of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard and operates the WC-130H Hercules.[188]
Punta Borinquen Radar Station 23px-flag_of_puerto_rico-svg_-7261650 Puerto Rico 17px-wma_button2b-268327418°29′6″N 67°8′56″W 47px-141st_air_control_sq_puerto_rico_ang_patch-5967101 141st Air Control Squadron The 141st Air Control Squadron is a mobile radar command, control, and communications element of the U.S. Air Force Theater Air Control System. Adjacent to former Ramey AFB (the former base itself is now Rafael Hernandez International Airport). The 141st Air Control Squadron is a component of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.[189]
Punta Salinas Air National Guard Station 23px-flag_of_puerto_rico-svg_-7261650 Puerto Rico 17px-wma_button2b-268327418°22′30″N 066°15′42″W 140th Air Defense Squadron A Geographically Separate Unit of the 140th Wing, the 140th Air Defense Squadron works with a variety of satellites and systems to provide individuals in the field with real-time space situational awareness. The 140th Air Defense Squadron is a component of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.[190]
Queen Beatrix International Airport 23px-flag_of_aruba-svg_-5894741 Aruba 17px-wma_button2b-268327412°30′05″N 70°00′55″W 429th Expeditionary Operations Squadron Forward Operating Location made available to the US by the Dutch government. Geographically Separate Unit of the 612th Theater Operation Group, supporting Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF South) counter-drug operations.[187]
Soto Cano Air Base 23px-flag_of_honduras-svg_-1625053 Honduras 17px-wma_button2b-268327414°22′57″N 087°37′16″W 60px-612_air_base_squadron-8575690 612th Air Base Squadron Forward Operating Location made available to the US by the Honduras Government. Geographically Separate Unit of the 612th Theater Operation Group, supporting Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B).[191]
St Croix Air National Guard Station 23px-flag_of_the_united_states_virgin_islands-svg_-6824918 United States Virgin Islands 17px-wma_button2b-268327417°42′24.2″N 64°48′01.9″W 60px-285th_civil_engineering_squadron_patch-5705801 285th Civil Engineering Squadron Non-flying station of the Virgin Islands Air National Guard.[192]


US Air Force installations and locations in the Pacific, East Asia and South East Asia
Name Location Coordinates Unit Emblem Unit Designation Notes/Mission
Andersen Air Force Base 23px-flag_of_guam-svg_-9643195 Guam 17px-wma_button2b-268327413°34′34″N 144°55′28″E 60px-36th_wing-2809966 36th Wing Main Operating Base, part of Joint Region Marianias. Supports B-1B Lancer, B-2A Spirit, B-52G Stratofortress deployments, known as the Continuous Bomber Presence mission. The RQ-4B Global Hawk also operates from the base in the reconnaissance mission.[193]
Air Station Barbers Point 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Hawaii) 17px-wma_button2b-268327421°18′26″N 158°04′13″W 59px-297_air_traffic_control_sq_emblem-8971487 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron Airfield shared with Kalaeloa Airport and USCG Air Station Barbers Point. The 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron is a Geographically Separate Unit of the 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard and it operates an Air Traffic Control mission. [194]
Bellows Air Force Station 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Hawaii) 17px-wma_button2b-268327421°21′46.55″N 157°43′11.77″W 54px-18th_force_support_squadron_emblem-3707359 18th Force Support Squadron (Detachment 2) A Geographically Separate Unit of the 18th Wing with a primary mission as an Armed Forces Recreation Center. [195]
Eareckson Air Station 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Alaska) 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°42′44″N 174°06′49″E 60px-pacaf_regional_support_center_emblem-7904876 Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center Contractor operated diversion airfield and AN/FPS-108 COBRA DANE surveillance radar.[196][197]
Eielson Air Force Base 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Alaska) 17px-wma_button2b-268327464°39′56″N 147°06′05″W 60px-354th_fighter_wing-1665207 354th Fighter Wing Main Operating Base flying the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, F-35A Lightning II, KC-135 Stratotanker and HH-60G Pave Hawk. Supports Red Flag – Alaska exercises.[198][199][200]
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Alaska) 17px-wma_button2b-268327461°15′05″N 149°48′23″W 60px-673d_air_base_wing-7198829 673rd Air Base Wing Joint USAF/US Army Main Operating Base. 3rd Wing F-22 Raptor air superiority fighter supports and defends U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world. AK ANG 176th Wing operates eight C-130H Hercules aircraft. Also HQ of PACAF Eleventh Air Force, DOD Alaskan Command (ALCOM), Alaska NORAD Region.[201][202]
Kadena Air Base 23px-flag_of_japan-svg_-3465245 Japan 17px-wma_button2b-268327426°21′06″N 127°46′10″E 60px-usaf_-_18th_wing-3675787 18th Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the Japanese Government. Home to the 18th Wing operating the F-15C/D Eagle, KC-135R Stratotanker, E-3B/C Sentry & HH-60G Pave Hawk and the 353rd Special Operations Group operating the MC-130J Commando II and CV-22B Osprey. The 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron flies the RC-135.[203]
King Salmon Long Range Radar Site 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Alaska) 17px-wma_button2b-268327458°41′33.0″N 156°40′11.0″W 60px-pacaf_regional_support_center_emblem-7904876 Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center A Forward operating site located in the US State of Alaska. The Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center maintains the contractor-operated Radar Site in support of Alaska NORAD Region. The site is generally unattended and is used for ARCTIC ACE Exercises originating from JB Elmendorf-Richardson.
Kunsan Air Base 23px-flag_of_south_korea-svg_-3873214 South Korea 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°54′13″N 126°36′57″E 60px-8thfw-emblem-7367840 8th Fighter Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the South Korean Government. The 8th Fighter Wing operates the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon.[204]
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni 23px-flag_of_japan-svg_-3465245 Japan 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°08′42″N 132°14′39″E 58px-374th_communications_squadron-4087069 374th Communications Squadron (Operating Location Bravo) US Marine Corps Air Station, made available to the US by the Japanese Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 374th Airlift Wing.[205]
Misawa Air Base 23px-flag_of_japan-svg_-3465245 Japan 17px-wma_button2b-268327440°42′19″N 141°22′19″E 60px-35th_fighter_wing-4284962 35th Fighter Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the Japanese Government. The 35th Fighter Wing operates the F-16CJ/DJ Fighting Falcon.[206]
Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia 23px-flag_of_the_commissioner_of_the_british_indian_ocean_territory-svg_-1435985 British Indian Ocean Territory 17px-wma_button2b-26832747°18′48″S 72°24′40″E 60px-36th_wing-2809966 36th Mission Support Group (Detachment 1) Forward Operating Location made available to the US by the UK Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 36th Wing. Predominately used by deployments of the B-1B Lancer, B-2A Spirit and B-52H Stratofortress supporting operations in the Middle East.[207]
Osan Air Base 23px-flag_of_south_korea-svg_-3873214 South Korea 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°05′26″N 127°01′47″E 60px-51st_fighter_wing-9051410 51st Fighter Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the United States by the South Korean Government. Headquarters of the Seventh Air Force, with the 51st Fighter Wing operating the A-10C Thunderbolt II & F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, the 5th Reconnaissance Squadron operating the U-2S Dragon Lady and a detachment of the 33rd Rescue Squadron flying the HH-60G Pave Hawk.[208]
Paya Lebar Airbase 23px-flag_of_singapore-svg_-1478138 Singapore 17px-wma_button2b-26832741°21′37″N 103°54′34″E 60px-pacific_air_forces-7160884 497th Combat Training Squadron Forward operating site, made available to the United States by the Singaporean Government. Besides being used by various flying units of United States Air Force and United States Navy (including United States Marine Corps Aviation) as a refuelling stopover and staging post/transit point, the base is also used permanently by the 497th Combat Training Squadron.[209]
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States (Hawaii) 17px-wma_button2b-268327421°20′59″N 157°57′31″W 60px-15th_wing-8127024 15th Wing Joint USAF/US Navy Main Operating Base. 15th Wing F-22 Raptor air superiority fighter projects peace and power in the Pacific and beyond. Also 15th Wing (HI ANG), HQ Pacific Air Forces and Thirteenth Air Force.[210][211]
United States Fleet Activities Sasebo 23px-flag_of_japan-svg_-3465245 Japan 17px-wma_button2b-268327433°9′46″N 129°42′41″E 58px-374th_communications_squadron-4087069 374th Communications Squadron (Operating Location Alpha) Naval Base made available to the United States by the Japanese Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 374th Airlift Wing.[212]
Wake Island Airfield 23px-flag_of_the_united_states-svg_-2408082 United States Minor Outlying Islands 17px-wma_button2b-268327419°16′57″N 166°38′12″E 60px-pacaf_regional_support_center_emblem-7904876 Pacific Air Forces Regional Support Center Geographically Separate Unit providing a trans-Pacific refueling stop for military aircraft. Also supports Missile Defense Agency test activities.[213]
Yokota Air Base 23px-flag_of_japan-svg_-3465245 Japan 17px-wma_button2b-268327435°44′55″N 139°20′55″E 60px-374th_airlift_wing-5079892 374th Airlift Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the Japanese Government. Headquarters of the Fifth Air Force, with the 374th Airlift Wing operating the C-130J Hercules, UH-1N Iroquois & C-12J Huron and the 21st Special Operations Squadron flying the CV-22B Osprey.[214]


US Air Force installations and locations in Europe and Africa
Name Location Coordinates Unit Emblem Unit Designation Notes/Mission
Ämari Air Base 23px-flag_of_estonia-svg_-7807469 Estonia 17px-wma_button2b-268327459°15′44″N 024°13′07″E 60px-52_operations_gp_emblem-6449048 52nd Expeditionary Operations Group (Detachment 2) Estonian Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Operates the MQ-9A Reaper in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role since June 2020 whilst the runway at Miroslawiec Air Base is resurfaced.[216]
Ankara Support Facility 23px-flag_of_turkey-svg_-8433771 Turkey 60px-717_air_base_sq_emblem-4851574 717th Air Base Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 39th Air Base Wing. Provides support to the US Embassy, Office of Defense Cooperation-Turkey, the Department of Defense Education Activity and the wider American community in Ankara.[217]
Aviano Air Base 23px-flag_of_italy-svg_-3036278 Italy 17px-wma_button2b-268327446°01′53″N 012°35′49″E 60px-31st_fighter_wing-8213121 31st Fighter Wing Main Operating Base flying the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon and HH-60G Pavehawk.[218] The base is made available to the US by the Italian government.
Büchel Air Base 23px-flag_of_germany-svg_-9732503 Germany 17px-wma_button2b-268327450°10′35″N 007°03′28″E 60px-52d_fighter_wing-2817407 702nd Munitions Support Squadron German Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Responsible for receipt, storage, maintenance and control of US war reserve munitions in support of the German Air Force.[219]
Camp Darby 23px-flag_of_italy-svg_-3036278 Italy 17px-wma_button2b-268327443°38′0″N 10°19′0″E 731st Munitions Squadron Italian owned base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Responsible for receipt, storage, maintenance and control of US war reserve munitions.[220]
Camp Lemonnier 23px-flag_of_djibouti-svg_-4406871 Djibouti 17px-wma_button2b-268327411°32′37″N 43°8′55″E 60px-449th_air_expeditionary_group_emblem-3765926 449th Air Expeditionary Group Forward Operating Site leased to the US by the Djibouti government, providing combat search and rescue (operating the HC-130J Combat King II and HH-60G Pave Hawk) and surveillance & reconnaissance capabilities for the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa.[221]
Camp Simba 23px-flag_of_kenya-svg_-5851056 Kenya 17px-wma_button2b-26832742°09′56.8″S 40°53′40.1″E 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Forward Operating Site used by the US and Kenya Defence Forces.[222] Geographically Separate Unit of the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing.[223]
Câmpia Turzii (71st Air Base) 23px-flag_of_romania-svg_-1889089 Romania 17px-wma_button2b-268327446°30′12″N 023°53′07″E 60px-31st_fighter_wing-8213121 31st Expeditionary Operations Group (Detachment 1) Romanian Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 31st Fighter Wing. Operates the MQ-9A Reaper in the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance role since January 2021.[224]
Chabelley Airfield 23px-flag_of_djibouti-svg_-4406871 Djibouti 17px-wma_button2b-268327411°31′N 43°04′E 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Forward Operating Site used by the US and French military. Geographically Separate Unit of the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing.[225]
Chièvres Air Base 23px-flag_of_belgium_28civil29-svg_-2771284 Belgium 17px-wma_button2b-268327450°35′9.58″N 003°50′37.47″E 60px-424th_air_base_squadron-6492917 424th Air Base Squadron Provides logistical support to NATO Headquarters and SHAPE. Geographically Separate Unit of the 86th Airlift Wing.[226]
Einsiedlerhof Air Station 23px-flag_of_germany-svg_-9732503 Germany 17px-wma_button2b-268327449°25′42.7″N 7°3′15.5″E 60px-warrior_preparation_center_emblem-3933052 Warrior Preparation Center Provides combat readiness training to US Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa forces.[227]
Ghedi Air Base 23px-flag_of_italy-svg_-3036278 Italy 17px-wma_button2b-268327445°25′52.57″N 10°16′48.40″E 60px-704_munitions_support_sq_emblem-4648863 704th Munitions Support Squadron Italian Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Responsible for receipt, storage, maintenance and control of US war reserve munitions in support of the Italian Air Force.[219][228]
Incirlik Air Base 23px-flag_of_turkey-svg_-8433771 Turkey 17px-wma_button2b-268327437°00′07″N 035°25′33″E 60px-39th_air_base_wing-5210730 39th Air Base Wing Main Operating Base supporting US and NATO operations in the USAFE-AFAFRICA and US Air Forces Central areas of responsibility.[229] It is a joint Turkish/US operated base hosting the 447th Air Expeditionary Group operating the A-10C Thunderbolt II and KC-135R Stratotanker in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.[230]
Izmir Air Station 23px-flag_of_turkey-svg_-8433771 Turkey 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°27′27″N 027°10′13″E 60px-425th_air_base_squadron_-_emblem-5140148 425th Air Base Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 39th Air Base Wing. Acts as administrative agent and provides mission support for the NATO Allied Land Command Headquarters and six other associate units.[231]
Kleine Brogel Air Base 23px-flag_of_belgium_28civil29-svg_-2771284 Belgium 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°10′10.5″N 005°28′19″E 60px-701_munitions_support_sq_emblem-6810318 701st Munitions Support Squadron Belgian Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Responsible for receipt, storage, maintenance and control of US war reserve munitions in support of the Belgian Air Force.[219]
Lajes Field 23px-flag_of_the_azores-svg_-4696809 Azores 17px-wma_button2b-268327438°45′42″N 027°05′26″W 60px-65_air_base_group-2829006 65th Air Base Group Portuguese Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 86th Airlift Wing. Provides base and en-route support to US aircraft making transatlantic flights.[232] The group also operates a High Frequency Global Communications System station.
Łask Air Base 23px-flag_of_poland-svg_-1225509 Poland 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°33′5.76″N 19°10′44.76″E 60px-52_operations_gp_emblem-6449048 52nd Operations Group (Detachment 1) Polish Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Supports the European Reassurance Initiative and NATO readiness in eastern Europe. The base has hosted temporary deployments of aircraft including the A-10C Thunderbolt II, F-22A Raptor, F-16 Fighting Falcon, C-130 Hercules and KC-135R Stratotanker.[233][234]
Morón Air Base 23px-flag_of_spain-svg_-7346676 Spain 37°10′29″N 5°36′57″W 60px-496th_air_base_squadron_-_emblem-5661771 496th Air Base Squadron Spanish Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 86th Airlift Wing. Provides base and en-route support to aircraft making transatlantic flights.[232]
NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen 23px-flag_of_germany-svg_-9732503 Germany 50°57′39″N 6°2′33″E 60px-470_air_base_sq_emblem-2926609 470th Air Base Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Provides support to USAF and other Department of Defense units throughout fourteen locations in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy.[235]
Nigerien Air Base 101 18px-flag_of_niger-svg_-1117912 Niger 17px-wma_button2b-268327413°28′54″N 2°10′13″E 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron Cooperative Security Location made available to the US by the Nigerien government.[236][237]Geographically Separate Unit of the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing.[238]
Nigerien Air Base 201 18px-flag_of_niger-svg_-1117912 Niger 17px-wma_button2b-268327416°57′1″N 8°0′50″E 60px-409th_air_expeditionary_group_emblem-6352870 409th Air Expeditionary Group Cooperative Security Location made available to the US by the Nigerien government.[236] Provides intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to counter extremist activity.[239]
RAF Akrotiri 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia 17px-wma_button2b-268327434°35′0″N 32°59′0″E 60px-9_operations_gp_emblem-3934003 9th Operations Group (Detachment 1) Royal Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, operating Lockheed U-2S.[240]
RAF Alconbury 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°22′15.27″N 000°13′36.94″W 60px-501st_combat_support_wing-9184103 501st Combat Support Wing Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government, home to the headquarters of the 501st Combat Support Wing and 423rd Air Base Group, providing mission support to personnel at RAF Molesworth, RAF Menwith Hill and the NATO Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger.[241]
RAF Barford St John 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°0′13″N 1°21′36″W 60px-422d_air_base_group-6556207 422nd Air Base Group Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government. Operates as a signals intelligence relay station and operated remotely from RAF Croughton.[242]
RAF Croughton 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°59′15″N 1°11′10″W 60px-422d_air_base_group-6556207 422nd Air Base Group Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing.[243] Signals intelligence facility operated by the USAF and US intelligence agencies.[244]
RAF Fairford 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°40′56″N 1°47′24″W 60px-422d_air_base_squadron-4096046 420th Air Base Squadron Forward Operating Location made available to the US by the UK Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing. Predominately used by deployments of the B-1B Lancer, B-2A Spirit and B-52H Stratofortress.[245] The Royal International Air Tattoo, the world’s largest military air show, is held at Fairford annually in July.[246]
RAF Feltwell 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°28′46″N 0°31′9″E 60px-18th_intelligence_squadron-4284930 18th Intelligence Squadron (Detachment 4) Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government, hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 48th Fighter Wing which provides base support. Operated as a space intelligence facility by the 18th Intelligence Squadron (Detachment 4).[247][248]
RAF Lakenheath 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°24′30″N 000°33′24″E 60px-48th_fighter_wing-2325654 48th Fighter Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the UK Government. Home to the 48th Fighter Wing operating the F-15C/D Eagle and F-15E Strike Eagle.[249]
RAF Menwith Hill 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327454°0′28.35″N 1°41′22.2″W 60px-421_air_base_sq_emblem-2018083 421st Air Base Squadron Non-flying base, operating as a joint UK/US signals intelligence gathering station which functions primarily as a field station of the National Security Agency.[250] Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing.[251]
RAF Mildenhall 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°21′54″N 000°28′51″E 60px-100th_air_refueling_wing-7929652 100th Air Refuelling Wing Main Operating Base, made available to the US by the UK Government. Home to the 100th Air Refuelling Wing operating the KC-135R Stratotanker and the 352nd Special Operations Wing operating the CV-22 Osprey & MC-130J Commando II. The 95th Reconnaissance Squadron supports RC-135 Rivet Joint and OC-135 Open Skies aircraft when deployed to Europe.[252]
RAF Molesworth 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327452°22′46″N 0°24′18″W 60px-423d_air_base_group-4989671 423rd Air Base Group Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government. Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing.[253] Home to the Joint Intelligence Operations Center Europe (JIOCEUR) Analytic Center operated by the Defense Intelligence Agency and the J2 Directorate which provides US Africa Command with intelligence.[254]
RAF Welford 23px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg_-8668014 United Kingdom 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°28′6″N 1°24′13″W 60px-420_munitions_sq_emblem-7963727 420th Munitions Squadron Non-flying base made available to the US by the UK Government. Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing, used as an ammunition depot in support of bombers operating from RAF Fairford.[255]
Ramstein Air Base 23px-flag_of_germany-svg_-9732503 Germany 17px-wma_button2b-268327449°26′38.10″N 007°36′08.13″E 60px-86th_airlift_wing-4411116 86th Airlift Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the German government. Home to the 86th Airlift Wing operating the C-130J Hercules, C-20H, C-21A & C-40B, the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing and 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing. Also hosts the headquarters of US Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa, the Third Air Force and NATO Allied Air Command.[256]
Spangdahlem Air Base 23px-flag_of_germany-svg_-9732503 Germany 17px-wma_button2b-268327449°58′33″N 006°41′50″E 60px-52d_fighter_wing-2817407 52nd Fighter Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the German government. Home to the 52nd Fighter Wing operating F-16CM/DM Fighting Falcon and the 726th Air Mobility Squadron.[257]
Stavanger 21px-flag_of_norway-svg_-5430251 Norway 17px-wma_button2b-268327458°54′27″N 5°43′18″E 60px-426th_air_base_squadron-5224920 426th Air Base Squadron Geographically Separate Unit of the 501st Combat Support Wing. Non-flying base, providing support to personnel working at the NATO Joint Warfare Centre.[241]
Thule Air Base 23px-flag_of_greenland-svg_-4782205 Greenland 17px-wma_button2b-268327476°31′52″N 68°42′11″W 60px-usaf_-_821st_air_base_group-5996452 821st Air Base Group Geographically Separate Unit of the 21st Space Wing, home to the 12th Space Warning Squadron which operates a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System.[258]
Volkel Air Base 23px-flag_of_the_netherlands-svg_-3236390 Netherlands 17px-wma_button2b-268327451°39′26″N 5°41′27″E 60px-703_munitions_spt_sq_emblem-6918082 703rd Munitions Support Squadron Royal Netherlands Air Force base hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 52nd Fighter Wing. Responsible for receipt, storage, maintenance and control of US war reserve munitions in support of the Royal Netherlands Air Force.[259]


US Air Force installations and locations in the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia
Name Location Coordinates Unit Emblem Host Wing or Primary Unit Notes/Mission
Abdullah Al Mubarak Air Base (Cargo City) 23px-flag_of_kuwait-svg_-5017605 Kuwait 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°13′36″N 047°58′48″E 60px-387th_air_expeditionary_group_-_emblem-9311910 387th Air Expeditionary Group Geographically Separate Unit of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. Operates the Theater Logistics Gateway in support of operations in the Middle East.[261]
Al Dhafra Air Base 23px-flag_of_the_united_arab_emirates-svg_-3830112 United Arab Emirates 17px-wma_button2b-268327424°14′53″N 054°32′51″E 60px-380th_air_expeditionary_wing-6032974 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the United Arab Emirates government. The 380th AEW provides air combat, aerial refueling and reconnaissance aircraft in the US Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Resolute Support.[262]
Al Udeid Air Base 23px-flag_of_qatar-svg_-1125087 Qatar 17px-wma_button2b-268327425°07′02″N 051°18′53″E 60px-379th_air_expeditionary_wing_-_emblem-7937276 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the Qatari government. The 379th AEW is the largest expeditionary wing in the USAF and provides a wide range of combat air power and combat support for Operations Inherent Resolve and Resolute Support and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa. The base is the forward headquarters of US Central Command and home to the Combined Air Operations Center which co-ordinates operations in the Middle East.[263]
Ali Al Salem Air Base 23px-flag_of_kuwait-svg_-5017605 Kuwait 17px-wma_button2b-268327429°20′48″N 047°31′14″E 60px-386th_air_expeditionary_wing-5733490 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the Kuwaiti government. The 386th AEW provides tactical airlift and combat service support for operations throughout the Middle East.[264]
Ahmad al-Jaber Air Base 23px-flag_of_kuwait-svg_-5017605 Kuwait 17px-wma_button2b-268327428°56′05.7″N 47°47′31.3″E 60px-332d_expeditionary_operations_wing_-_emblem-3687911 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the Kuwaiti government. Supports operations throughout the Middle East.[265]
Muwaffaq Salti Air Base 23px-flag_of_jordan-svg_-4217519 Jordan 17px-wma_button2b-268327431°50′03″N 036°47′14″E 60px-407th_air_expeditionary_group-3046064 407th Air Expeditionary Group Air Base made available to the US by the Jordanian government hosting a Geographically Separate Unit of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing supporting operations throughout the Middle East.[266]
Prince Sultan Air Base 23px-flag_of_saudi_arabia-svg_-5953010 Saudi Arabia 17px-wma_button2b-268327424°03′19″N 047°33′49″E 60px-378th_air_expeditionary_wing_patch-4504018 378th Air Expeditionary Wing Main Operating Base made available to the US by the Saudi government. Supports operations throughout the Middle East.[267]


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