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Welcome to Air Base City ...

Air Base City is located in Lea County.

The location of Air Base City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Air Base City is 3,680 feet [1,122 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Air Base City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Air Base City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Air Base City (for example, toward Seminole (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Air Base City lies within the (575) area code.

Communities near Air Base City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Arkansas Junction   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eunice   [Map]   2,954   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hillburn City   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hobbs   [Map]   37,764   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Jones City   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lovington   [Map]   11,152   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Air Base City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Air Base City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Air Base City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Air Base City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Air Base City ...

Looking for more information about Air Base City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Air Base City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Air Base City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Air Base City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Lea County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Air Base City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lea County: www.leacounty.net/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Air Base City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Air Base City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Air Base City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Air Base City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Air Base City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7698, Longitude: -103.1952     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Air Base City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Air Base City.

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