Moody Air Force Base

Valdosta, Georgia

Included zipcodes 31601 31602 31603 31604 31605 31606 31698

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Moody Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in Lowndes County and Lanier County, about 9 miles northeast of Valdosta, Georgia, United States. The host unit, the 23d Wing, carries out worldwide close air support, force protection, and combat search and rescue operations (CSAR). Originally named Valdosta Airfield when it opened on 15 September 1941, the airfield was renamed Moody Army Airfield on 6 December 1941 in honor of Major George Putnam Moody (13 March 1908 Ð 5 May 1941), an early Air Force pioneer. Major Moody earned his military wings in 1930 and flew U.S. airmail as a member of the United States Army Air Corps in 1934. He was killed on 5 May 1941 while flight-testing a Beechcraft AT-10 Wichita advanced two-engine training aircraft at Wichita Army Airfield, Kansas. The AT-10 was later used extensively at Moody AAF during World War II. Also located at the base is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide: Moody Campus.

Population
56,324
Military Population
1,107
Avg. Home Price
$127,800
Avg. Monthly Rent
$763
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Lowndes High School
9 - 12 Public
Dewar Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Horizon Academy
KG - 12 Public
Lowndes Alternative School
KG - 12 Public
Newbern Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Nunn Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Valdosta High School
9 - 12 Public
Valdosta Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Southeast Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
Sallas Mahone Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Valdosta City Alternative/evening
KG - 12 Public
S.l. Mason Elementary School
KG - 5 Public
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4343 George Street
Valdosta, GA 31699

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Cities Near Moody Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Moody AFB 9.8 miles 726 N/A $967
Hahira 11.7 miles 2,804 $120,100 $789
Ray City 16.4 miles 1,343 $99,100 $434
Adel 21.4 miles 5,294 $103,900 $644
Remerton 1.8 miles 1,386 $105,700 $735
Lakeland 18.1 miles 3,385 $68,300 $624
Lake Park 12.7 miles 885 $157,400 $490
Quitman 17.5 miles 3,808 $75,600 $499
Jennings 20.3 miles 802 $33,600 $505
Morven 14.8 miles 557 $43,100 $626
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