If you love military aircraft, then a visit to Travis Air Force Base, which is 3 miles from Fairfield, CA, is a must. Part of the United States Air Force, Travis Air Force Base hosts the 60th Air Mobility Wing. This is the largest wing of the Air Mobility Command of the U.S. Air Force. The fleet includes C-17 Globemaster III, C-5 Galaxies, and KC-10 Extenders. Tours of the base are available to the public, but must be arranged at least 8 weeks in advance.
The Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum hours are Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.
Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum
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can i take a tour of the Travis AFB?
Base tours are scheduled once a week, usually on Thursdays. They last about 3 hours and need to be reserved in advance. Call ahead before planning a visit to Travis Air Force Base. The number for the Community Relations Office is 707-424-0132. For tours, it's best to call at least 8 weeks in advance.
what can i see at the travis aFB?
Housed at Travis Air Force Base about 3 miles from Fairfield, CA, is the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum. This museum boasts one of the biggest military aircraft collections on the West Coast of the United States. You can also tour the base, attend a speaking engagement or visit with friends and family who live there.