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travis air force base

fairfield, california






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Fairfield's quaint downtown district.

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Solano County vineyards

Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County.


Travis AFB includes approximately 7,260 active USAF military personnel, 4,250 Air Force Reserve personnel and 3,770 civilians. 

Travis has a major impact on the community as a number of military families and retirees have chosen to make Fairfield their permanent home. It is the largest employer in the city and Solano County as well, with a workforce contributing more than $1 billion annually to the local economy. 

The base's host unit, the 60th Air Mobility Wing, is the largest wing in the Air Force's Air Mobility Command, with a versatile fleet of 26 C-5 Galaxies, 27 KC-10 Extenders, and 13 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.

In addition, the base's former Strategic Air Command Alert Facility is now a U.S. Navy complex that typically supports two transient Navy E-6B Mercury TACAMO aircraft assigned to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron THREE (VQ-3) Detachment and normally home-based at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma.

The base is also host to David Grant USAF Medical Center, a 265-bed, $200 million Air Force teaching hospital, which serves both in-service and retired military personnel.

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Modern meets rustic in Solano County.

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Napa Valley Vineyards

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Rush Ranch

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Chapman University Campus


The Golden Bear

CSU Maritime Academy's Training Ship

Vanden High School, Golden West Middle School, Travis Education Center, Travis Community Day School, Center Elementary School, Scandia Elementary School, and Travis Elementary School are part of the Travis Unified School District, and serve Travis Air Force Base as well as parts of Fairfield and Vacaville.


Golden Hills Community School is part of the Solano County Office of Education. All others are part of the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District.

The California State University Maritime Academy is a public university in nearby Vallejo and is the only maritime academy on the West Coast.

The San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge encompasses the largest remaining continuous patch of pickleweed-dominated tidal marsh in the northern San Francisco Bay.

At one time, the wetlands surrounding San Pablo Bay were one of the largest tidal marsh complexes on the Pacific Coast of North America, however, the area has been significantly impacted by human activities, and today about 85% of San Pablo Bay's tidal marshes have been altered.

The Nut Tree Plaza, a popular tourist destination for road-trippers since the 1920's, sits just north in Vacaville.

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Nut Tree Plaza

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Jelly Belly Factory Tours

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

tourist attractions

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Napa Valley Wine Country

San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Nut Tree Plaza

Rush Ranch

Jelly Belly Factory

Suisun's Waterfront District

Travis' Heritage Center

Cal Yee Farm

assigned units


60th Aircraft Mobility Wing

60th Maintenance Group

60th Medical Group

60th Mission Support Group

US AirForce Expeditionary Center

621st Contingency Response Wing

821st Contingency Response Group

349th Air Mobility Wing

349th Operations Group

349th Maintenance Group

349th Medical Group

349th Mission Support Group

Commander, Naval Air Forces

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Incorporated Cities








famous for...

Being the "gateway to the Pacific".

Handling more cargo than any other military air base in the U.S.

Supporting humanitarian operations worldwide.

you'll love it here if you...

Prefer longer missions

Love wine & wine-tasting trips

Are raising a family


Sacramento Int’l Airport

San Francisco Int’l Airport

Oakland Int’l Airport

Fairfield & Suisun Transit

Rio Vista Delta Breeze

Vacaville City Coach


Vallejo Transit

Benecia Breeze

Bay Ferry




5 largest employers

Travis AFB

Travis-Suisun Unified School District

County of Solano

North Bay Medical

Solano Community College

upper education


Solano Community College

California Maritime Academy

Chapman University

Saint Mary’s College

Touro University

University of Phoenix

Benicia Adult Ed.

Dixon Adult School

River Delta Adult Ed.

Vacaville Adult School

Fairfield-Suisun Adult School

Vallejo Adult School


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travis afb (CA018) 2021 BAH

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