FAQ: Where Is Fairchild Air Force Base?

How far is Fairchild AFB from Seattle?

The distance between Seattle and Fairchild Air Force Base is 219 miles.

How far is Fairchild AFB from Spokane?

There are 10.53 miles from Fairchild AFB to Spokane in northeast direction and 13 miles (20.92 kilometers) by car, following the Thorpe Road route.

How big is Fairchild Air Force Base?

The base’s total population exceeds 12,980 with approximately 17,000 retirees in the area representing an annual payroll of $252 million. This brings Fairchild’s annual economic impact on the community to approximately $448 million, constituting 13 percent of the local economy.

What county is Fairchild AFB in?

Fairchild AFB, WA – Nearby Cities. Spokane is located on the Spokane River in Eastern Washington approximately 20 miles from the Washington -Idaho border. it is the largest city in Spokane County and has a current population of 202,000.

How far is Spokane from Seattle?

The distance between Seattle and Spokane is 230 miles.

How many Air Force bases are in Washington?

There are seven military bases in Washington state. Each air base has about 2,000 housing units. Most bases cluster around Seattle. The Coast Guard and Marines do not have bases in WA.

What Majcom is Fairchild AFB?

Fairchild Air Force Base ( AFB ) (IATA: SKA, ICAO: KSKA, FAA LID: SKA) is a United States Air Force base, located approximately twelve miles (20 km) southwest of Spokane, Washington. The host unit at Fairchild is the 92d Air Refueling Wing (92 ARW) assigned to the Air Mobility Command’s Eighteenth Air Force.