McConnell AFB - On and Off Base Information
McConnell AFB Housing Information
McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:
Location: McConnell AFB is located in Wichita, KS approximately 3 hours north of Oklahoma City and 3 hours southwest of Kansas City, MO. The 22nd Air Refueling Wing is the host unit at McConnell AFB, and part of the Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, IL. The wing's primary mission is to provide Global Reach by conducting air refueling and airlift when and wherever needed. McConnell's homepage
Cost of Living: Roughly 9% lower than the national urban average.
Base Operator: 316-759-6100 or DSN 312-743-6100
Area Population: 623,061. Wichita (population 382,368) is the largest city in Kansas. A regional center of business, healthcare and entertainment, more than one million people live within 100 miles of Wichita. Wichita's population has increased 11.1% since 2000.
Schools: The McConnell area offers a wide range of educational opportunities and options. If you live on base, your children will attend schools in Derby Unified School District (USD) 260. Wineteer elementary school is located adjacent to base housing and is within the Derby School District boundaries. Sixth Grade, Middle School and High School students living in base housing are bused to the Derby Sixth Grade Center, Derby Middle and High Schools. In the 2015-16 school year, Derby is scheduled to open a new middle school (Derby North Middle) and students at Wineteer will likely attend that school. For information on other public and private schools in the local area contact the School Liaison or follow the links below. You may also contact the McConnell School Liaison at the Airman & Family Readiness Center commercial at 316-759-6020 or DSN 312-743-6020, for more information.
Public School Districts:
- Andover-USD 385
- Derby-USD 260
- Haysville-USD 261
- Maize-USD 266
- Mulvane-USD 263
- Rose Hill-USD 394
- Wichita-USD 259
Airman and Family Readiness Center: Airman and Family Readiness Center, 316-759-6020
Housing: The Housing Office is the point of contact for everyone when making living arrangements, on and off base: dormitory and military family housing, apartment, rental house and home purchase, 316-759-3910. 116 officer family units; 340 enlisted family units; 76 unaccompanied personnel units. Contact the housing office for floor plans.
53147 Kansas Street, Suite 105
McConnell AFB, KS 67221