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Welcome to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. You will soon become an integral part of the Marine Corps’ premiere aviation training base, serving along with approximately 4,000 fellow active duty Marines and sailors. With access to 2.8 million acres of bombing and aviation training ranges and superb flying weather, MCAS Yuma supports 80 percent of the Corps’ air-to-ground aviation training. The air station annually hosts approximately 70 aviation units, bringing an average of 600 aircraft and 14,000 personnel for ongoing training that takes place throughout the year.

The ideal weather and location along the Colorado River make Yuma and the surrounding area an oasis in the southwestern Sonoran Desert. The area offers a variety of recreational opportunities and water sports as well as seasonal hunting and fishing.

Whether you’re assigned to the air station or one of the tenant commands, your stay here is sure to be an enjoyable one.

Covering five square miles of southeastern Yuma, the air station is home to a number of tenant units including Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Aircraft Group13, Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1, Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401, Marine Air Control Squadron 1 and Combat Logistics Company 16.