Laughlin AFB - Small Business On-Base Contracting Information and Assistance

 Laughlin Air Force Base AFB 47th Flight Training Wing


Laughlin Air Force Base (AFB) - On-base contracting opportunities at Laughlin AFB. Small business set-aside contracts and subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors working at Laughlin AFB and supporting the 47th Flying Training Wing. Also provided on this web page is a master list of the types of services, products, and materiel routinely procured by the 47th Contracting Squadron (base contracting office).  


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Laughlin AFB is home to the 47th Flight Training Wing (47th FTW). The 47th FTW conducts Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) for U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard (ANG), Air Force Reserve (AFR), and allied international air forces. 

Working at Laughlin AFB are more than 1,400 military personnel and 1,360 civilian employees. The 47th FTW's payroll (military and civilian) totals $119 million. Its total annual economic impact is estimated at more than $218 million. 

There are currently 217 training aircraft assigned to the 47th FTW. This includes the T-6A Texan II, T-38 Talon, and the T-1A Jayhawk training aircraft. The 47th FTW training program exceeds 80,000 flying hours and 54,000 sorties in an average year. 

Laughlin Air Force Base AFB Map Del Rio Texas

Laughlin AFB is located adjacent
to Del Rio in South Central Texas. 

Laughlin AFB Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 47th Flying Training Wing (47th FTW) 
    • 47th Operations Group
    • 47th Mission Support Group
      • 47th Civil Engineering Squadron (47 CES) 
      • 47th Communications Squadron (47 CS) 
      • 47th Contracting Squadron (47 CONS) 
      • 47th Logistics Readiness Squadron (47 LRS) 
      • 47th Security Forces Squadron (47 SFS) 
      • 47th Mission Support Squadron (47 MSS)
    • 47th Medical Group  
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Detachment)


Laughlin AFB - official website:

Laughlin AFB - telephone directory:  
Laughlin AFB - base operator and locator:  Phone 830- 298-1110 

47th FTW Contracting Office
The 47th FTW Contracting Squadron (47th CONS) supports the procurement of commercial products and services needed to meet the operational, training, and base support requirements for Laughlin AFB and the 47th FTW. 
     47th FTW Contracting Squadron 
     171 Alabama Ave
     Building 7
     Laughlin AFB, Texas 78843-5102
     Phones: 830-298-5280  /  830-298-5175  /  830-734-9698  

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