Welcome to Robins Air Force Base and Middle Georgia, where every day is Armed Forces Appreciation Day. Located adjacent to the city of Warner Robins, Ga., population of approximately 75,000, Robins offers the chance for a challenging and rewarding tour or career. The base is located in the geographic center of the largest state east of the Mississippi River, where recreational opportunities abound. Atlanta, the state capital, is approximately 100 miles to the north on Interstate 75. Florida is within four hours driving time south on the interstate. Macon, Georgia's fourth largest city is 15 miles north. Interstate 16 intersects with I-75 in Macon and leads to Savannah, the Atlantic Ocean and the Golden Isles.
When you think of Robins Air Force Base, no single mission comes to mind. A wide variety of organizations make up this huge airfield and industrial complex. The largest is the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, one of three major air logistics complexes in the Air Force Materiel Command, headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The hosting unit is the 78th Air Base Wing, but you'll also find the 116th Air Control Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, 5th Combat Communications Group, and much more.
The base is the largest single site industrial complex in Georgia and employs approximately 24,000 workers--including civilians, active duty and reserve military members, non-appropriated fund employees and contractors. The estimated total economic impact of Robins on the state of Georgia is $3.38 billion.