Military Relocation

Welcome to Solano County! Home of Travis Air Force Base.


LocationCentered in Northern California in Solano County, Travis Air Force Base is located midway between Sacramento, the state capital, and San Francisco.

Neighboring cities include Dixon, which is 18 miles north of the base; Vacaville, 8 miles north of base; Fairfield and Suisun City, 8 miles east of base; and Vallejo, 25 miles southeast of base.

Travis is within easy driving distance of California Wine Country in the Napa and Sonoma valleys, as well as the popular tourist destinations Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park and Monterey.

PopulationTravis Air Force Base has approximately 10,300 active-duty military members and reservists, more than 13,000 family members and more than 3,100 civilians who live and work on and around the base.

The 60th Force Support Squadron provides service and support to Travis Air Force Base’s population.

Base SizeThe base encompasses approximately 6,383 acres and 1,720 buildings.

About Travis Air Force BaseTravis is home to the 60th Air Mobility Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s 349th Air Mobility Wing, the 621st Contingency Response Wing and approximately 50 partner organizations. Travis’ primary mission is to provide rapid, responsive, reliable airlift of forces to any point on Earth in support of national objectives and to fulfill the global logistics needs of the Department of Defense in sustaining its worldwide activities.

Economic ImpactTravis Air Force Base’s economic impact on the local economy in fiscal year 2013 totaled approximately $1.6 billion in the form of purchases, creating jobs, and procuring services and commodities from local businesses.

Travis Air Force Base is among Solano County’s top employers with both military and civilian employees.