News ItemKAFB Economic Impact

Nov 1, 2017 –

Colonel Richard Gibbs, Commander of Kirtland Air Force Base (KAFB), recently presented the 2016 Economic Impact Statement to the community. The event was hosted by Kirtland Partnership Committee, an organization in the SS&TP. The report provides information about the resources and economic impact of KAFB on the surrounding community. The local area, or Economic Impact Region, includes all counties within a 50-mile radius from the base center. The total value of KAFB’s annual economic impact is $6.7B, of which the DOE and Sandia National Laboratories is $3.4B and KAFB is $3.3B. The report is available at