Mcconnell Air Force Base

Wichita, Kansas

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McConnell Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located four miles southeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. The base was named in honor of Wichita brothers Fred and Thomas McConnell, both Air Force pilots and World War II veterans. It is the home of Air Mobility Command's 22d Air Refueling Wing (22 ARW), Air Force Reserve Command's 931st Air Refueling Group (931 ARG), and the Kansas Air National Guard's 184th Intelligence Wing (184 IW). McConnell's primary mission is to provide global reach by conducting air refueling and airlift where and when needed. The Commander of the 22d Air Refueling Wing is Colonel Albert G. Miller, the Vice-Commander is Colonel Bruce P. Heseltine, Jr., and the Command Chief is Chief Master Sergeant Shawn M. Hughes.

Population
385,518
Military Population
1,613
Avg. Home Price
$118,400
Avg. Monthly Rent
$708
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Wheatland Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Ruth Clark Elementary K-5
PK - 5 Public
Maize South Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Maize South Elementary
2 - 5 Public
Maize South High School
9 - 11 Public
Greiffenstein Alternative Elementary
KG - 12 Public
Levy Sp Ed Center
KG - 12 Public
Adams Elem
PK - 5 Public
Allen Elem
KG - 5 Public
Benton Elem
KG - 5 Public
Black Traditional Magnet Elem
KG - 5 Public
Bryant Core Knowledge Magnet
PK - 5 Public

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Cities Near Mcconnell Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Derby 10.4 miles 23,419 $149,700 $831
McConnell AFB 6.4 miles 1,428 N/A $962
Andover 11.5 miles 12,113 $169,600 $982
Haysville 8.6 miles 11,235 $104,400 $817
Newton 23.8 miles 19,144 $98,900 $684
Towanda 20.7 miles 1,666 $73,700 $776
Augusta 19.4 miles 9,239 $100,300 $697
Andale 17.0 miles 879 $157,400 $689
Kechi 9.7 miles 2,291 $164,800 $833
Goddard 12.1 miles 4,583 $141,000 $950
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