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Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command , located three miles east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States. 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.

Travis Air Force Base
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Part of Air Mobility Command (AMC)
Located near: Fairfield, California
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C-17 Globemaster III taxiing at Travis AFB
Coordinates 38°15′46″N 121°55′39″W / 38.26278°N 121.92750°W / 38.26278; -121.92750 ()
Site information
Controlled by  United States Air Force
Site history
Built 1942
In use 1942 – present
Garrison information
Garrison 60th Air Mobility Wing.png 60th Air Mobility Wing
  • IATA: SUU
  • ICAO: KSUU
  • FAA LID: SUU
Summary
Elevation AMSL 63 ft / 19 m
Coordinates 38°15′46″N 121°55′39″W / 38.26278°N 121.92750°W / 38.26278; -121.92750Coordinates: 38°15′46″N 121°55′39″W / 38.26278°N 121.92750°W / 38.26278; -121.92750
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KSUU is located in California
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KSUU is located in the US
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3L/21R 11,001 3,353 PEM
3R/21L 10,995 3,351 Concrete
32/212 3,500 1,067 Concrete

Travis Air Force Base (IATA: SUU, ICAO: KSUUFAA LID: SUU) is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States. 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.