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MacDill Air Force Base

Situated seven miles south of the hotel and eight miles south of Tampa, Florida, MacDill Air Force Base has the mission of refueling aircraft in the air, conducting airlift operations, and providing base support for MacDill's units and partners. The 6th Air Mobility Wing is MacDill's host unit. Over 15,000 military members and 2,700 civilians are assigned to work at MacDill. The base also offers groups tours and the nearby waters are open to public fishing.


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7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Base Tours twice a month
  • Events and Activities for Military Personnel
  • Classic Car Show


  • Bird-watching 
  • Pool & Fitness Center
  • Public Group Tours 
  • Bowling
  • Fishing
  • FamCamp for MacDill AFB families


  • Are Public Tours Available?

    MacDill Air Force Base is only open to the public through public group tours of 25 to 40 visitors, which are conducted twice a month. Tours of the Base must be arranged in advance. To request a tour of MacDill Air Force Base, contact or fax 813-828-7306.
  • Can I request Flyovers from the AFB?

    Yes! You can add a touch of flair to your next event by having a flyover. To request a flyover for an event that honors the U.S. armed forces, contact the MacDill Public Affairs Office at 813-828-2215. If you’re planning a corporate event at the Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore, enhance the experience with a speaker. Volunteers from the MacDill Speakers Bureau can be requested by filling out a Speakers Request Form.

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