McConnell Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located 6 km southeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. The base was named in honor of Wichita brothers Fred and Thomas McConnell, both Air Force pilots and World War II veterans. McConnell's primary mission is to provide global reach by conducting air refueling and airlift where and when needed. The Commander of the 22d Air Refueling Wing is Colonel Albert G. Miller, the Vice-Commander is Colonel Bruce P. Heseltine, Jr., and the Command Chief is Chief Master Sergeant Shawn M. Hughes.
Airport Name: McConnell Air Force Base
Airport Keywords: Mc Connell Afb
Airport (IATA) Code: IAB
Country: United States (US)
Continent: North America
Full Location: Wichita, KS, United States
Elevation: 1356 (Feet)
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