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Mountain Home Air Force Base

Mountain Home Air Force Base
F-15Es of the 366th Operations Group
Military structure
NameMountain Home Air Force Base
Part ofAir Combat Command (ACC)
In use1942-Present
Controlled by 
366th Fighter Wing

Mountain Home Air Force Base

Airport information
Elevation913 m (2996 ft)

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Mountain Home Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation located in southwestern Idaho, United States. The base is in Elmore County, 12 miles (20 km) southwest of the city of Mountain Home, which is 40 miles (65 km) southeast of Boise, via Interstate 84.

The host unit at Mountain Home since 1972 has been the 366th Fighter Wing (366 FW) of the Air Combat Command (ACC), nicknamed the "Gunfighters." The base's primary mission is to provide combat airpower and combat support capabilities to respond to and sustain worldwide contingency operations.

Part of the base is a census-designated place (CDP); the population was 3,238 at the 2010 census.

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