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Beale Air Force Base Airport Code BAB

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BAB
ICAO CODE KBAB
FAA CODE BAB
WORLD AREA CODE 91
COUNTRY CODE USA
ZIP CODE CA 95903
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BAB

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 39°8'9"N / -121°-26'-13"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: KBAB
Observation Time: 16/03/2021 5:15 am

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About Beale Air Force Base Airport Code

Beale Air Force Base Airport Code is BAB. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. This United States Air Force base is located at a height of 34 meters above sea level. 

About Beale Air Force Base Airport (BAB)

Beale Air Force Base (BAB) is nestled in the heart of Marysville. Established in 1942, it  is home to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing (9 RW) considered one of the most critical units to the national defense as it works on intelligence essential for Presidential and Congressional decisions. For this mission, the unit is all geared with a fleet of U-2 Dragon Lady, RQ-4 Global Hawk, and other support equipment. 

Beale Air Force Base (BAB) is named after a former lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Edward Fitzgerald Beale. He is also remembered for his role as a Brigadier General in the California Militia. It is spread across an area of 23,000 acres rich in natural resources, cultural, and historical heritage. There are five gates on the base accessed by nearly 4,000 military personnel. 

Beale Air Force Base (BAB) Runway

This facility is serviced by a single concrete runway called 15/33. It is 3,658 meters in length.

Nearest Airports to Beale Air Force Base (BAB)

Sacramento International Airport : 44 miles 

Chico Municipal Airport : 62 miles 

Stockton Metropolitan Airport : 100 miles 

Reno-Tahoe International Airport : 121 miles 

Redding Municipal Airport : 126 miles 

Oakland International Airport : 134 miles

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15-33 12,000 ft 300 ft Concrete Yes

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