Buckley Air Force Base

Aurora, Colorado

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Buckley Air Force Base (IATA: BFK, ICAO: KBKF, FAA LID: BKF) is a United States Air Force base in Aurora, Colorado, that was established by the U.S. Army in 1943. The base was named in honor of World War I Army pilot First Lieutenant John Harold Buckley. Buckley Air Force Base is an Air Force Space Command base that serves more than 92,000 active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired personnel throughout the Front Range community. The host unit is the 460th Space Wing. Buckley AFB has air operations, space-based missile warning capabilities, space surveillance operations, space communications operations and support functions.

Population
339,480
Military Population
1,479
Avg. Home Price
$179,300
Avg. Monthly Rent
$983
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
High Point Academy
PK - 8 Public
Altura Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Aurora Hills Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Boston K-8 School
PK - 7 Public
Aurora Central High School
9 - 12 Public
Clyde Miller Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Crawford Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Dartmouth Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
East Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Elkhart Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Fulton Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Gateway High School
9 - 12 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Aurora

1125 S Tower Rd
Aurora, CO 80017

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Cities Near Buckley Air Force Base

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Denver 8.7 miles 633,777 $249,100 $883
Castle Rock 23.9 miles 51,802 $280,500 $1,144
Thornton 18.6 miles 124,707 $208,300 $1,069
Centennial 10.9 miles 104,213 $287,500 $1,311
Lakewood 20.8 miles 145,880 $238,500 $940
Highlands Ranch 17.3 miles 101,350 $335,900 $1,504
Westminster 21.6 miles 109,296 $223,700 $1,019
Arvada 24.1 miles 109,800 $242,700 $1,002
Parker 14.1 miles 47,515 $284,200 $1,141
Wheat Ridge 20.5 miles 30,655 $237,500 $820
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