Kirtland Air Force Base

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Kirtland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport. The base was named for the early Army aviator Col. Roy C. Kirtland. The military and the international airport share the same runways, making ABQ a joint civil-military airport. Kirtland is home to the 58th Special Operations Wing (58 SOW), an Air Education and Training Command (AETC) unit that provides formal aircraft type/model/series training. The 58 SOW operates the MC-130H Combat Talon II, HC-130P/N King, HC-130J, MC-130J, UH-1N Huey, HH-60G Pave Hawk and CV-22 Osprey aircraft. Headquarters, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center is also located at Kirtland AFB. The 150th Special Operations Wing of the New Mexico Air National Guard, an Air Combat Command (ACC)-gained unit, is also home-based at Kirtland.

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School Name Grade Type
Foothill High School
6 - 12 Public
Nmsvh Preschool
KG - 12 Public
Acoma Elementary
KG - 5 Public
John Adams Middle
6 - 8 Public
Alamosa Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Albuquerque Evening
9 - 12 Public
Albuquerque High
9 - 12 Public
Alvarado Elementary
KG - 5 Public
Apache Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Arroyo Del Oso Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Bandelier Elementary
KG - 5 Public
Bel-air Elementary
PK - 5 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Albuquerque

2600 San Pedro Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

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Cities Near Kirtland Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Rio Rancho 12.9 miles 90,627 $174,900 $1,033
South Valley 6.9 miles 41,760 $139,200 $666
Los Lunas 21.6 miles 15,203 $156,100 $736
Edgewood 24.4 miles 3,763 $175,500 $883
Los Chaves 26.6 miles 4,375 $166,700 $640
Corrales 9.2 miles 8,426 $427,700 $1,194
Bosque Farms 17.7 miles 3,886 $201,900 $1,083
El Cerro Mission 23.3 miles 4,519 $79,100 $586
Tome 25.6 miles 1,578 $81,300 $338
Valencia 20.9 miles 2,258 $138,800 $348

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