Military Space-A Flights

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Flying Space-A Via Nellis AFB: 7 Things You Need to Know

Did you know there is an Air Force base less than 15 miles north of the famous Las Vegas Strip? Nellis Air Force Base is the headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. Primarily a training base, it does not have frequent missions on cargo planes, so you would …

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Flying Space-A via NAS Norfolk: 8 Things You Need to Know

Naval Air Station (NAS) Norfolk is one of the major East Coast hubs for Space-A travel. With multiple weekly flights to US naval bases in Europe, it’s a great starting point if you’re headed to the Mediterranean! The Norfolk Air Mobility Command (AMC) terminal has Patriot Express missions as well …

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Flying Space-A via BWI: 11 Things You Need to Know

If you’re looking for a location with frequent Space-A flights to Germany, Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) airport is it! Although it’s a civilian airport, it has more missions to and from Ramstein AB than most military passenger terminals in the U.S. BWI has an Air Mobility Command (AMC) terminal and is …

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How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Space-A Travel

One of the most important items to own as a Space-A traveler is a good inflatable sleeping pad or air mattress. Why? Because on many military cargo aircraft, when the plane reaches altitude, passengers can stretch out on the floor or across the webbed seating. This perk is one of …

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