|WORLD AREA CODE||91|
|ZIP CODE||CA 95903|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||BAB|
LAT / LON 39°8'9"N / -121°-26'-13"W
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
|15-33||12,000 ft||300 ft||Concrete||Yes|