Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, OH 45433 - 8.5 miles
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is one of the largest U.S. Air Force base and research facilities in the country. With more then 26,000 military and civilian employees, WPAFB is the largest single site employer in the state of Ohio. WPAFB is home to many of the Air Force's most critical and technological centered divisions including the Air Force Material Command, Air Force Research laboratory, Air Force Institute of Technology, and National Air and Space Intelligence Center. The strategic mission of WPAFB aligns with the business and research opportunities present in Greater Dayton. The City works closely with the base through initiatives such as Tech Town and the Ohio Aerospace Hub to foster private development and joint collaboration. Having WPAFB nearby provides Dayton with a springboard to promote job creation, advance research and development opportunities and support our drive to become a thriving center of the nations aviation and aerospace technology industry.