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Robins Air Force Base is in the geographic heart of Georgia, largest state east of the Mississippi River. Atlanta, the state capital, lies about 100 miles north on Interstate 75, and Florida is four hours south on the interstate. Macon, “Cherry-Blossom Capital of the World” and Georgia’s fourth-largest city, is 15 miles north of the base. Interstate 16 intersects with I-75 in Macon and leads to Savannah, the Atlantic Ocean and the Golden Isles.

Robins AFB is the largest industrial complex in Georgia. The base covers more than 6,934 acres and contains more than 14 million square feet of facilities. It also has Georgia’s longest runway: 12,000 feet long by 300 feet wide with two 1,000-foot overruns.

Robins Air Force Base is home to multiple missions under multiple commands, all working together to defend America. Major units include the 78th Air Base Wing, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex and the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. The base is also home to a number of associate units, including the Air Force Reserve Command, the 116th and 461st air control wings, and the Defense Logistics Agency. For a full list of units at Robins AFB, visit www.robins.af.mil/Units.

Population

In fiscal 2017, personnel at Robins AFB included 5,938 military members, 13,686 appropriated fund civilians and 2,633 employees who were funded by other sources.

Economic Impact

Robins AFB’s total annual economic impact on Georgia in fiscal 2017 was approximately $2.87 billion. It created about $1.1 billion in jobs.

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