Fairchild Air Force Base

Airway Heights, Washington

Included zipcodes 99001

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Fairchild is home to a wide variety of units and missions. Most prominent is its air refueling mission, with two wings, one active, the 92d Air Refueling Wing, and one national guard, the 141st Air Refueling Wing, both flying the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker. Other units here include the Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school, medical detachments, a weapons squadron and the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency. Over 5,200 active duty Air Force, Air National Guard, and tenant organization military and civilian employees work on Fairchild, making the base the largest employer in Eastern Washington. Fairchild's annual economic impact on the Spokane community is approximately $427 million, constituting 13 percent of the local economy.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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Private or Public? Distance or Quality? Will it be safe? Will the bus pick them up?

School Name Grade Type
Sunset Elementary
PK - 6 Public
Great Northern Elementary
KG - 6 Public
Michael Anderson Elementary
PK - 8 Public
Countryside Sda Elementary
1 - 7 Private
Windsor Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Westgate Christian School
PK - 8 Private
Spokane Montessori School
PK - KG Private
Medical Lake Middle School
7 - 9 Public
Hallett Elementary
4 - 6 Public
Medical Lake Elementary
PK - 3 Public
Palisades Christian Academy
KG - 10 Private
Medical Lake High School
9 - 12 Public

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Cities Near Fairchild Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fairchild AFB 3.7 miles 3,097 N/A $1,080
Spokane 7.1 miles 210,142 $160,500 $733
Medical Lake 7.4 miles 4,950 $162,800 $677
Cheney 10.9 miles 11,014 $176,800 $671
Country Homes 10.4 miles 5,566 $208,600 $714
Fairwood (Spokane County) 11.5 miles 8,312 $216,000 $870
Town and Country 9.3 miles 5,450 $172,700 $949
Four Lakes 6.2 miles 143 $148,400 $0

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