This Airforce base belongs to the U.S. Airforce's 14th flying training wing. It is located about 14 km. north of the city of Columbus in the state of Mississippi. Residents living outside the area of the airbase are dependent on the airbase for their sustenance. The airbase covers a total area of about 18.3 sq. kms. The Municipal School District of Columbus serves the children of the Airforce personnel. Others are engaged in different types of trade and other economic activities in and around the region.