Where Is Langley AFB Located in Virginia?


Quick Answer

Langley Air Force Base in Virginia is bordered by the city of Hampton and the northwest and southwest branches of the Back River. Located on 3,152 acres, Langley Air Force Base is one of the oldest air bases in the United States.

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Langley Air Force Base's mission is to maintain a combat-ready force that can rapidly respond to ensure air superiority in peacetime and to defend the United States in the air during wartime. As of 2015, Langley AFB is home to the 1st Fighter Wing of the Air Force, which flies the F-15 Eagle aircraft and maintains combat capability for rapid global deployment.

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