Attributes

Great attributes for Military Aircraft at MAF:
  • Military fueling contract on field
  • Excellent tower facilities
  • Radar
  • A 24-hour Aircraft Fire Department with modern equipment
  • A 12-minute response time to medical facilities
  • Plenty of airspace
  • Good food in airport with excellent restaurants nearby
  • Free transportation available
  • Secure military area guarded 24 hours
  • Excellent location for deployment and training
  • No noise problems from surrounding areas
  • A 24-hour Security Police Department
  • Airport security system and surveillance
  • City of Midland has an administration that welcomes military activity
  • Maintenance facilities on site
  • Favorable weather year round
  • Able to accommodate up to 24 large tankers
  • Up to 650 motel rooms are available close to the airport, some with special military rates
  • Room for a tent city to house approximately 2,600
  • Heavy equipment such as dump trucks, graders, dozers, back-hoes, and excavators available
  • Hangars and buildings available for deployment
  • Excellent location for night vision training
  • Army National Guard unit on airport property
  • Doppler radar
  • Low tire wear runway
  • Temperature sensors on runways
  • Excellent area for hurricane avoidance