Luke Airforce Base

Luke Air Force Base is located in the Phoenix West Valley area of Arizona.

Luke Air Force Base is the largest and only active-duty F-16 training base in the world with more than 200 F-16s assigned. The host command at Luke is the 56th Fighter Wing, under Air Education and Training Command's 19th Air Force.

The wing is composed of four groups, 27 squadrons, including eight fighter squadrons. There are several tenant units on base, including the 944th Fighter Wing, assigned to 10th Air Force and the Air Force Reserve. The base population includes about 7,500 military members and 15,000 family members. With about 80,000 retired military members living in greater Phoenix, the base services a total population of more than 100,000 people.

More than 470 pilots graduate from Luke annually and proceed to combat assignments throughout the world. The 56th Fighter Wing also trains more than 700 maintenance technicians each year.

From Interstate 10 — exit on Litchfield Road and head north approximately 6 miles to Glendale Avenue
From Loop 101 — exit on Glendale Avenue and head west approximately 5 miles to Litchfield Road

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  • Luke Airforce Base
  • Litchfield Road and Glendale Avenue
  • Luke AFB, Glendale, AZ 85309-1520
  • (623) 856-1110
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