Shaw AFB Base Guide

Located about 40 miles east of Columbia, South Carolina, Shaw Air Force Base ranks as one of the oldest installations in the Air Force and is the home of the 9th Air Force Headquarters and the 20th Fighter Wing and is the largest combat F-16 fighting wing.

The Atlantic Ocean is 2 hours away with miles of beach available for vacation and recreational activities. To the east, Myrtle Beach and Charleston await you, with wonderful seasonal activities and great southern food. Go North to enjoy cool mountain breezes or go white water rafting.