ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE
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.
In fiscal year 2015, personnel at Robins AFB included 5,953 military members, 13,258 appropriated fund civilians and 2,653 employees who were funded by other sources.
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.
About Robins Air Force Base
Robins Air Force Base is home to multiple missions under multiple commands, all working together to defend America. Major units include Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command; the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex; 116th Air Control Wing; 461st Air Control Wing; 78th Air Base Wing; 5th Combat Communications Group; 638th Supply Chain Management Group; and Marine Aircraft Group 49, Detachment A. There are also a number of Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and AF Life Cycle Management Center activities, as well as smaller units and organizations important to the base, Air Force and Department of Defense.
Robins AFB’s total annual economic impact on Georgia in fiscal year 2015 was approximately $2.75 billion. It created about $1.1 billion in jobs.