Beale Air Force Base Tourism

Beale Air Force Base (AFB) (IATA: BAB, ICAO: KBAB, FAA LID: BAB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 8 miles (13 km) east of Marysville, California. The host unit at Beale is the 9th Reconnaissance Wing (9 RW) assigned to the Air Combat Command and part of Twelfth Air Force. The 9 RW collects intelligence essential for Presidential and Congressional decisions critical to the national defense. To accomplish this mission, the wing is equipped with the nation's fleet of U-2 Dragon Lady, RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, and the MC-12 Liberty reconnaissance aircraft and associated support equipment. The wing also maintains a high state of readiness in its combat support and combat service support forces for potential deployment in response to theater contingencies. The 940th Wing is a Reconnaissance, Command & Control and Intelligence unit assigned to the United States Air Force Reserve. The 940th Wing is responsible for the stand up and total force integration of the Air Force Reserve Command's newest multi-mission wing, including command & control, intelligence and reconnaissance forces in support of Air Combat Command, Pacific Air Forces and the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency. Beale AFB was established in 1942 as Camp Beale and is named for Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822–1893), an American Navy Lieutenant and a Brigadier General in the California Militia who was an explorer and frontiersman in California. It became a United States Air Force base on 1 April 1951.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Beale Air Force Base in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Beale Air Force Base like a local. Beale Air Force Base is located at a short trip away from South Lake Tahoe a major city in United States. South Lake Tahoe, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento, California State Capitol Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Lake Tahoe Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Beale Air Force Base.

Beale Air Force Base is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Beale Air Force Base before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Beale Air Force Base for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Beale Air Force Base.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 83.82 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.7 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Beale Air Force Base

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.75 USD

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