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How large is Dover AFB?

Dover Air Force Base is situated on approximately 3,900 acres located southeast of Dover, the capital of Delaware. Total value of resources equals $5.7 billion. This approximate figure includes aircraft, capital assets such as land and buildings, equipment, retail sales, base operations and maintenance outlays. The total economic impact is approximately $466 million, which includes salaries, retiree pay, local contracts and local area expenditures within a 50-mile radius of the base. Secondary jobs created are estimated at 2,275 as a result of the base.

How many people are assigned to Dover AFB?

The Dover Air Force Base workforce consists of 6,400 military personnel: 3,900 active duty, 1,500 reservists and 1,000 civilians. It also supports approximately 5,100 family members.

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