(A/O June 2021)


14,912: Civilian employees
5,682: Military members (Active Duty 3,286/Non-Active Duty Reserve 2,902)

2,811: Contractors/other workers
8,400 Acres: Base area in acres
12,000 ft: Length of runway


In all, the base has about 23,405 military, civilian and contracting members, with an annual federal payroll of $1.7 billion. In 2020, the base awarded a total of $6.2 billion in contracts. Of that amount, $570 million was distributed to Georgia firms with $186 million distributed to firms in Houston County.

Economic Impact Statement 2020

Major Units:

78th Air Base Wing: Manages day-to-day support operations of the base (e.g. security, medical, civil engineering, prepping Airmen for deployment).

Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex: The largest single site industrial complex in Georgia; maintains weapons systems, including C-5, C-17, C-130 and F-15 aircraft.

Air Force Reserve Command: Manages all U.S. Air Force Reserve forces > 75,000.

116th and 461st Air Control Wings: GA Air National Guard and active duty wings, respectively which operate the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or J-STARS.

5th MOB Combat Communications Group: Delivers specialized communications, air traffic control and landing systems for humanitarian and combat operations.

Defense Logistics Agency: Distributes more than $12 billion in supplies annually to all branches of the military around the globe.

Robins Air Force Base is located 100 miles south of Atlanta, in the Heart of Georgia. It is located on 8,400 acres of land with 2,250 acres in wetlands. It is also home to the Museum of Aviation. The museum, located adjacent to the base since November 1984, has developed into a major tourist attraction. More than 7 million people have visited the museum since it opened. Each year hundreds of thousands of people tour the facility to view the aircraft and missile exhibits, static displays and films on aviation history shown daily in the Robert L. Scott Theater

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