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Installation Overview --Travis Air Force Base, California

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Installation Overview --Travis Air Force Base, California
Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

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 east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, 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 is named for Brigadier General Robert F. Travis, who died in the crash of a B-29 Superfortress while transporting a nuclear weapon. The Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum which claims one of the largest collections of military aircraft on the west coast is housed at Travis AFB.

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