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Major Active Air Force Bases
Here’s a list of all major active Air Force bases facilities. It includes major commands, telephone numbers, size and location. For their full addresses, consult the Air Force Address Directory at http://afdir.hq.af.mil/AFDIR/search.cfm.

Abbreviations codes: Air Force Base (AFB), Air Base (AB), Royal Air Force (RAF)

Altus AFB, Okla. — AETC, DSN 866-1110, commercial(580) 482-8100. Size: 6,981 acres. Location: Altus. 

Andersen AFB, Guam — PACAF, DSN 315-366-1110, commercial (from CONUS) (671) 366-1110. Size: 20,269 acres. Named for Gen. James Roy Andersen, lost at sea on Feb. 26, 1946. Location: 2 mi. north of Yigo.

Andrews AFB, Md. — AMC, DSN 858-1110, commercial (301) 981-1110. Size: 7,550 acres. Named for Lt. Gen. Frank M. Andrews, killed in an aircraft accident May 3, 1943. Location: 11 mi. southeast of Washington, D.C.

Arnold AFB, Tenn. — AFMC, DSN 340-5011, commercial (931) 454-3000. Size: 39,081 acres. Named for Gen. H.H. “Hap” Arnold, former chief, AAF, WWII. Location: 7 mi. southeast of Manchester.

Aviano AB, Italy — USAFE, DSN 314-632-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-39-0434-667-111. Size: 1,331 acres. Location: 50 mi. north of Venice.

Barksdale AFB, La. — ACC, DSN 781-1110, commercial (318) 456-1110. Size: 22,000 acres (18,000 reserved for recreation). Named for Lt. Eugene H. Barksdale, WWI airman killed in August 1926 near Wright Field, Ohio. Location: Bossier City.

Beale AFB, Calif. — ACC, DSN 368-1110, commercial
(530) 634-3000. Size: 22,944 acres. Named for Brig. Gen. E.F. Beale, an Indian agent in California prior to the Civil War. Location: 13 mi. east of Marysville.

Bolling AFB, D.C. — Air Force District of Washington, DSN 227-0101, commercial (703) 545-6700. Size: 604 acres. Named for Col. Raynal C. Bolling, first high-ranking Air Service officer killed during WWI. Location: 3 mi. south of U.S. Capitol.

Brooks AFB, Texas — AFMC, DSN 240-1110, commercial (210) 536-1110. Size: 1,310 acres. Named for Cadet Sidney J. Brooks Jr., killed Nov. 13, 1917, while on his commissioning flight. Location: San Antonio. 

Buckley AFB, Colo. — AFSPC, DSN 877-9011, commercial (303) 677-9011. Named after Lt. John H. Buckley, a National Guardsman killed in France on Sept. 27, 1918. Location: 8 mi. east of Denver.

Cannon AFB, N.M. — ACC, DSN 681-1110, commercial (505) 784-1110. Size: 25,663 acres. Named for Gen. John K. Cannon, WWII commander of all Allied air forces in the Mediterranean and former TAC commander. Location: 7 mi. west of Clovis.

Charleston AFB, S.C. — AMC, DSN 673-1110, commercial (843) 963-1110. Size: 6,235 acres. Location: North Charleston.

Columbus AFB, Miss. — AETC, DSN 742-1110, commercial (662) 434-7322. Size: 6,017 acres. Location: 10 mi. north-northwest of Columbus.

Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. — ACC, DSN 228-1110, commercial (520) 228-3900. Size: 11,000 acres. Named for lst Lt. Samuel H. Davis, killed Dec. 28, 1921, and 2nd Lt. Oscar Monthan, killed March 27, 1924. Location: Tucson.

Dover AFB, Del. — AMC, DSN 445-3000, commercial
(302) 677-3000. Size: 3,908 acres. Location: 3 mi. southeast of Dover.

Dyess AFB, Texas — ACC, DSN 461-1110, commercial (915) 696-1110. Size: 6,405 acres. Named for Lt. Col. William E. Dyess, WWII fighter pilot killed in a crash December 1943. Location: Abilene.

Edwards AFB, Calif. — AFMC, DSN 527-1110, commercial (661) 277-1110. Size: 301,114 acres. Named for Capt. Glen W. Edwards, killed during crash of a YB-49 “Flying Wing” June 5, 1948. Location: Main base 16 mi. east of Rosamond.

Eglin AFB, Fla. — AFMC, DSN 872-1110, commercial
(850) 882-1110. Size: 463,128 acres. Named for Lt. Col. Frederick I. Eglin, WWI flier killed in aircraft accident Jan. 1, 1937. Location: 7 mi. northeast of Fort Walton Beach.

Eielson AFB, Alaska — PACAF, DSN 317-377-1110, commercial (907) 377-1110. Size: 23,500 acres. Named for Carl Ben Eielson, arctic aviation pioneer who died in November 1929. Location: 26 mi. southeast of Fairbanks.

Ellsworth AFB, S.D. — ACC , DSN 675-1110, commercial (605) 385-1000. Size: 10,632 acres. Named for Brig. Gen. Richard E. Ellsworth, killed March 18, 1953. Location: 12 mi. east-northeast of Rapid City.

Elmendorf AFB, Alaska — PACAF, DSN 317-552-1110, commercial (907) 552-1110. Size: 13,103 acres. Named for Capt. Hugh Elmendorf, killed Jan. 13, 1933, during flight testing at Wright Field, Ohio. Location: Anchorage.

Fairchild AFB, Wash. — AMC, DSN 657-1110, commercial (509) 247-1212. Size: 4,551 acres. Named for Gen. Muir S. Fairchild, Air Force vice chief of staff at the time of his death in 1950. Location: 12 mi. west-southwest of Spokane. 

Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo. — AFSPC, DSN 481-1110, commercial (307) 773-1110. Size: 5,866 acres. Named for Francis Emory Warren, Wyoming senator and first state governor. Location: Cheyenne.

Goodfellow AFB, Texas — AETC, DSN 477-3231, commercial (915) 654-3231. Size: 1,136 acres. Named for 1st Lt. John J. Goodfellow Jr., WWI fighter pilot killed in combat Sept. 14, 1918. Location: southeast corner of San Angelo.

Grand Forks AFB, N.D. — AMC, DSN 362-3000, commercial (701) 747-3000. Size: 5,422 acres. Location: 16 mi. west of Grand Forks.

Hanscom AFB, Mass. — AFMC, DSN 478-5980, commercial (781) 377-4441. Size: 1,005 acres. Named for Laurence G. Hanscom, pre-WWII pioneer of private aviation, killed in an airplane accident in 1941. Location: 17 mi. northwest of Boston.

Hickam AFB, Hawaii — PACAF, DSN 315-449-7110, commercial (808) 449-7110. Size: 2,855 acres. Named for Lt. Col. Horace M. Hickam, air pioneer, killed in a crash on Nov. 5, 1934. Location: 9 mi. west of Honolulu.

Hill AFB, Utah — AFMC, DSN 777-7221, commercial
(801) 777-7221. Size: 961,991 acres. Named for Maj. Ployer P. Hill, killed Oct. 30, 1935, while test-flying the first B-17. Location: 8 mi. south of Ogden.

Holloman AFB, N.M. — ACC, DSN 572-1110, commercial (505) 572-1110. Size: 57,000 acres. Named for Col. George Holloman, killed in a B-17 crash on March 19, 1946. Location: 8 mi. southwest of Alamogordo.

Hurlburt Field, Fla. — AFSOC, DSN 579-1110, commercial (850) 884-1110. Size: 6,634 acres. Named for Lt. Donald W. Hurlburt, WWII pilot killed on the Eglin AFB reservation on Oct. 1, 1943. Location: 5 mi. west of Fort Walton Beach.

Incirlik AB, Turkey — USAFE, DSN 314-676-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-90-322-316-1110. Size: 3,400 acres. Base name means “fig orchard” in Turkish. Location: 10 mi. east of Adana.

Kadena AB, Japan — PACAF, DSN 315-630-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-81-6117-38-1111. Size: 12,547 acres. Location: 15 mi. north of Naha.

Keesler AFB, Miss. — AETC, DSN 597-1110, commercial (228) 377-1110. Size: 3,554 acres. Named for 2nd Lt. Samuel R. Keesler Jr., WWI aerial observer killed in action, Oct. 8, 1918, near Verdun, France. Location: In Biloxi, 90 miles east of New Orleans; 60 miles west of Mobile, Ala.

Kelly AFB, Texas — AFMC, DSN 945-1110, commercial (210) 925-1110. Size: 4,158 acres. Named for Lt. George Kelly, first Army pilot to lose his life in a military aircraft on May 10, 1911. Location: 5 mi. southwest of downtown San Antonio. [Closes July 13, 2001]

Kirtland AFB, N.M. — AFMC, DSN 246-0011, commercial (505) 846-0011. Size: 44,066 acres. Named for Col. Roy C. Kirtland, commandant of Langley Field in the 1930s, who died May 2, 1941. Location: southeast of Albuquerque.

Kunsan AB, South Korea — PACAF, DSN 315-782-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-82-63-470-1110. Size: 2,174 acres. Location: 8 mi. southwest of Kunsan City.

Lackland AFB, Texas — AETC, DSN 473-1110, commercial (210) 671-1110. Size: 6,754 acres. Named for Brig. Gen. Frank D. Lackland, early commandant of Kelly Field flying school, died in 1943. Location: 8 mi. southwest of downtown San Antonio.

Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal — ACC, DSN 535-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-351-95-57. Size: 1,148 acres. Location: Terceira Island, 900 mi. west of Portugal’s mainland.

Langley AFB, Va. — ACC, DSN 574-1110, commercial
(757) 764-9990. Size: 3,216 acres. Named for Samuel Pierpont Langley, aviation pioneer and scientist; died in 1906. Location: 3 mi. north of Hampton.

Laughlin AFB, Texas — AETC, DSN 732-1110, commercial (830) 298-3511. Size: 5,357 acres. Named for lst Lt. Jack Thomas Laughlin, a Del Rio native and B-17 pilot killed over Java on Jan. 29, 1942. Location: 6 mi. east of Del Rio. 

Little Rock AFB, Ark. — AETC, DSN 731-1110, commercial (501) 987-1110. Size: 6,120 acres. Location: Jacksonville,
17 mi. northeast of Little Rock. 

Los Angeles AFB, Calif. — AFMC, DSN 833-1110, commercial (310) 363-1110. Size: 292 acres (including Fort MacArthur Annex and housing areas). Location: 5 mi. south of Los Angeles International Airport.

Luke AFB, Ariz. — AETC, DSN 896-1110, commercial
(623) 856-7411. Size: 2,679,090 acres (plus 2.7 million acres at Gila Bend). Named for 2nd Lt. Frank Luke Jr., first American aviator to receive the Medal of Honor; killed in action Sept. 29, 1918, in France. Location: 20 mi. west-northwest of downtown Phoenix.

MacDill AFB, Fla. — AMC, DSN 968-1110, commercial
(813) 828-1110. Size: 5,631 acres. Named for Col. Leslie MacDill, killed in an aircraft accident on Nov. 8, 1938.
Location: Tampa.

Malmstrom AFB, Mont. — AFSPC, DSN 632-1110, commercial (406) 731-1110. Size: 3,573 acres. Named for Col. Einar A. Malmstrom, WWII fighter commander killed Aug. 24, 1954, in an aircraft accident. Location: 1.5 mi. east of Great Falls.

Maxwell AFB, Ala. — AETC, DSN 493-1110, commercial (334) 953-1110. Size: 3,903 acres. Named for 2nd Lt. William C. Maxwell, killed in an air accident in the Philippines Aug. 12, 1920. Location: Montgomery.

Maxwell AFB Gunter Annex, Ala. — AETC, DSN 596-1110, commercial (334) 416-1110. Size: 368 acres. Named for William A. Gunter, former Montgomery mayor and air power advocate; died in 1940. Location: 4 mi. northeast of Montgomery.

McChord AFB, Wash. — AMC, DSN 382-1110, commercial (253) 984-1910. Size: 4,616 acres. Named for Col. William C. McChord, killed Aug. 18, 1937, during a forced landing in Virginia. Location: 8 mi. south of Tacoma.

McClellan AFB, Calif. — AFMC, DSN 633-1110, commercial (916) 643-2111. Size: 3,760 acres. Named for Maj. Hezekiah McClellan, pioneer in arctic aeronautical tests, killed in a crash on May 25, 1936. Location: 9 mi. northeast of Sacramento. [Closes July 13, 2001]

McConnell AFB, Kan. — AMC, DSN 743-6100, commercial (316) 759-6100. Size: 3,113 acres. Named for Capt. Fred J. McConnell, WWII B-24 pilot who died in a private plane crash on Oct. 25, 1945; also for his brother, 2nd Lt. Thomas L. McConnell, WWII B-24 pilot, killed July 10, 1943, during a combat mission. Location: 5 mi. southeast of Wichita.

McGuire AFB, N.J. — AMC, DSN 650-0111, commercial (609) 754-1100. Size: 3,597 acres. Named for Maj. Thomas B. McGuire Jr., P-38 pilot and Medal of Honor recipient, killed in action Jan. 7, 1945. Location: 18 mi. southeast of Trenton.

Minot AFB, N.D. — ACC, DSN 453-1110, commercial
(701) 723-1110. Size: 5,085 acres. Named for city of Minot, which donated money to purchase the land. Location: 13 mi. north of Minot.

Misawa AB, Japan — PACAF, DSN 315-226-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-81-176-5351-81. Size: 3,865 acres. Location: within Misawa city limits.

Moody AFB, Ga. — ACC, DSN 460-1110, commercial
(912) 257-4211. Size: 6,050 acres. Named for Maj. George P. Moody, killed while testing a Beech AT-10 on May 5, 1941. Location: 10 mi. north-northeast of Valdosta.

Mountain Home AFB, Idaho — ACC, DSN 728-1110, commercial (208) 828-2111. Size: 9,112 acres. Location: 10 mi. southwest of Mountain Home.

Nellis AFB, Nev. — ACC, DSN 682-1110, commercial
(702) 652-1110. Size: 3.5 million-acre restricted range area. Named for lst Lt. William H. Nellis, WWII P-47 pilot, killed in Europe Dec. 27, 1944. Location: 8 mi. northeast of Las Vegas. 

Offutt AFB, Neb. — ACC, DSN 271-1110, commercial
(402) 294-1110. Size: 4,044 acres (including housing area and off-base sites). Named for lst Lt. Jarvis J. Offutt, WWI pilot, died Aug. 13, 1918. Location: 8 mi. south of Omaha.

Osan AB, South Korea — PACAF, DSN 315-784-4110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-82-31-661-4140. Size: 1,674 acres. Named for nearby city of Osan, site of first fighting between U.S. and North Korean forces in July 1950. Location: 38 mi. south of Seoul.

Patrick AFB, Fla. — AFSPC, DSN 854-1110, commercial (321) 494-1110. Size: 2,341 acres. Named for Maj. Gen. Mason M. Patrick, chief of the AEF Air Service in WWI and chief of the Air Service/Air Corps from 1921-27. Location: 2 mi. south of Cocoa Beach.

Peterson AFB, Colo. — AFSPC, DSN 834-7011, commercial (719) 556-7321. Size: 1,277 acres. Named for 1st Lt. Edward J. Peterson, killed in an aircraft crash at the base Aug. 8, 1942. Location: east of Colorado Springs.

Pope AFB, N.C. — AMC, DSN 424-1110, commercial
(910) 394-1110. Size: 1,750 acres. Named for 1st Lt. Harley H. Pope, WWI flier killed when his JN-4 “Jenny” crashed into the Cape Fear River on Jan. 7, 1917. Location: 12 mi. north-northwest of Fayetteville. 

RAF Lakenheath, England — Royal Air Force (USAFE) DSN 314-226-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-44-1638-52-3000. Size: 2,290 acres. Named after nearby village. Location: 25 mi. from Cambridge.

RAF Mildenhall, England — Royal Air Force (USAFE) DSN 314-238-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-44-1638-54-3000. Size: 1,121 acres. Named after nearby village. Location: 30 mi. northeast of Cambridge.

Ramstein AB, Germany — USAFE, DSN 314-480-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-49-6371-47-1110. Size: 3,102 acres. Location: adjacent to Ramstein.

Randolph AFB, Texas — AETC, DSN 487-1110, commercial (210) 652-1110. Size: 5,044 acres. Named after Capt. William M. Randolph, killed Feb. 17, 1928, when his
AT-4 crashed on takeoff from Gorman Field, Texas. Location: 17 miles east-northeast of San Antonio.

Robins AFB, Ga. — AFMC, DSN 468-1001, commercial (912) 926-1110. Size: 8,723 acres. Named after Brig. Gen. Augustine Warner Robins, former chief of the Air Corps materiel division; died June 16, 1940. Location: 15 mi. southeast of Macon.

Schriever AFB, Colo. — AFSPC, DSN 560-1110, commercial (719) 567-1110. Size: 3,840 acres. Named after retired Gen. Bernard Schriever. Location: 10 mi. east of Colorado Springs.

Scott AFB, Ill. — AMC, DSN 576-1110, commercial
(618) 256-1110. Size: 3,000 acres. Named for Cpl. Frank S. Scott, first enlisted man to die in an aircraft accident; killed Sept. 28, 1912. Location: 6 mi. east-northeast of Belleville.

Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. — ACC, DSN 722-1110, commercial (919) 722-1110. Size: 3,233 acres. Named for Navy Lt. Seymour A. Johnson, a Goldsboro native; killed March 5, 1941, in an aircraft accident. Location: within Goldsboro city limits.

Shaw AFB, S.C. — ACC, DSN 965-1110, commercial
(803) 895-1110. Size: 3,363 acres. Named for 2nd Lt. Ervin D. Shaw, killed in action during a reconnaissance mission in France on July 9, 1918. Location: 10 mi. west-northwest of Sumter.

Sheppard AFB, Texas — AETC, DSN 736-1110, commercial (940) 676-1110. Size: 6,158 acres. Named for U.S. Sen. Morris E. Sheppard who died April 9, 1941. Location: 4 mi. north of Wichita Falls. 

Spangdahlem AB, Germany — USAFE, DSN 314-452-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-49-6565-61-113. Size: 1,282 acres. Named after a nearby town. Location: 8 mi. east of Bitburg. 

Tinker AFB, Okla. — AFMC, DSN 884-1110, commercial (405) 732-7321. Size: 5,041 acres. Named after Maj. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker, who went down at sea on June 7, 1942. Location: 8 mi. southeast of Oklahoma City.

Travis AFB, Calif. — AMC, DSN 837-1110, commercial (707) 424-1110. Size: 7,580 acres. Named after Brig. Gen. Robert F. Travis, killed in a B-29 accident on Aug. 5, 1950. Location: adjacent to Fairfield.

Tyndall AFB, Fla. — AETC, DSN 523-1110, commercial (850) 283-1110. Size: 29,102 acres. Named after 1st Lt. Frank B. Tyndall, a WWI fighter pilot; killed in a P-1 crash on July 15, 1930. Location: 12 mi. east of Panama City.

Vance AFB, Okla. — AETC, DSN 448-7110, commercial (580) 213-5000. Size: 4,555 acres. Named after Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance Jr., Medal of Honor recipient killed July 26, 1944, en route to the United States from Iceland, when the air-evac aircraft he was a patient on disappeared in the Atlantic. Location: near Enid.

Vandenberg AFB, Calif. — AFSPC, DSN 276-1110, commercial (805) 606-1110. Size: 98,400 acres. Named after Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Air Force’s second chief of staff. Location: 8 mi. north-northwest of Lompoc.

Whiteman AFB, Mo. — ACC, DSN 975-1110, commercial (660) 687-1110. Size: 4,627 acres. Named after 2nd Lt. George A. Whiteman, first pilot to die during aerial combat in Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Location: 2 mi. south of Knob Noster.

Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio — AFMC, DSN 787-1110, commercial (937) 257-1110. Size: 8,314 acres. Named after aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright and 1st Lt. Frank S. Patterson, killed in an aircraft crash on June 19, 1918. Location: 10 mi. east-northeast of Dayton.

Yokota AB, Japan — PACAF, DSN 315-225-1110, commercial (from CONUS) 011-81-3117-55-1110. Size: 1,750 acres. Location: about 28 mi. west of Tokyo.