Travis Air Force Base
60th Air Mobility Wing
351 Travis Ave, Bldg. 660, Travis AFB, CA 94535
is a United States Air Force base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC). The base is located just outside the town of Fairfield, in Solano County, California. Travis AFB is situated in the San Francisco Bay Area and known as the “Gateway to the Pacific”.
Travis Air Force Base handles more cargo and passenger traffic through its airport than any other military air terminal in the United States. The base has a long and proud history of supporting humanitarian airlift operations at home and around the world. 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. The base is also host to David Grant USAF Medical Center, an Air Force teaching hospital, which serves both in-service and retired military personnel.
Arriving at Travis AFB
The closest airport is San Francisco Airport located 63 miles from base.
Directions from San Francisco Airport:
- Merge onto US-101 N toward San Francisco (11.6 miles).
- Keep right to take I-80 E via Exit 433B toward Bay Bridge / Oakland / Seventh St / US-101 N (Portions toll) (46.1 miles).
- Take the Air Base Pkwy / Waterman Blvd exit toward Travis A F B (4.2 miles).
If you arrive between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday, report to your assigned Unit Commander’s Support Staff (CSS) with your personnel/medical/dental records, copy of orders and your duty information to in-process. Once you have a permanent address, please ensure DEERS & SGLI/SOES are updated via milConnect, as well as your vRED and personal contact information via vMPF.
There are 132,207 Active Duty, Reserve, military families, contract employees, and retirees assigned to Travis AFB.