Little Rock AFB - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 Little Rock AFB Air Force Base 19th Airlift Wing


Little Rock Air Force Base (AFB) - Overview of small business contracting opportunities at Little Rock AFB, the 19th Airlift Wing, the 314th Airlift Wing, the 913th Airlift Group, and the 189th Airlift Wing. Information about small business set-aside contracts and subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors at Little Rock AFB. Compilation of the types of services, products, and materiel routinely procured by Little Rock's base contracting office.  


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Little Rock AFB is home to a number of Air Force units flying the C-130 airlift aircraft. These flying units belong to several Air Force major commands (MAJCOMs): Air Mobility Command (AMC), Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), and the Arkansas Air National Guard (AANG). 

The units at Little Rock AFB include the the 19th Airlift Wing (an AMC unit), the 314th Airlift Wing (an AETC unit), the 913th Airlift Group (an AFRC unit), and the 189th Airlift Wing (an AANG unit). There are also a number of other Air Force units at Little Rock AFB tasked with supporting the various flying missions. 

Little Rock AFB Map Air Force Base

Little Rock AFB is located in Jacksonville, Arkansas
(about 10 miles northeast of Little Rock). 

The 19th Airlift Wing is Little Rock AFB's host wing.  The 19th Airlift Wing flies and sustains the world's largest C-130 aircraft fleet.  The 19th Airlift Wing mission include supplying humanitarian airlift relief to victims of disasters and supporting global contingency operations by airdropping supplies and troops.
The 314th Airlift Wing is tasked with training C-130J aircrew members from the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and numerous allied countries. In an average year, the 314th Airlift Wing trains more than 1,800 students. The 314th Airlift Wing supports the Department of Defense's (DoD) largest international flight training program.

The 189th Airlift Wing is an Arkansas Air National Guard unit. It supplements the 314th Airlift Wing to provide training for pilots, navigators, flight engineers and loadmasters with the C-130H aircraft. 

The 913th Airlift Group is an Air Force Reserve Command unit. It is a Reserve Associate unit that works closely with and supplements the 19th Airlift Wing's personnel.    

Little Rock AFB Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 19th Airlift Wing - (Air Mobility Command)
  • 314th Airlift Wing - (Air Education and Training Command)
  • 913th Airlift Group - (Air Force Reserve Command)
  • 189th Airlift Wing - (Arkansas Air National Guard)
  • 29th Weapons Squadron (Air Combat Command) 
  • 373rd Training Squadron, Det. 4 (Air Education and Training Command) 
  • 96th Aerial Port Squadron (Air Force Reserve Command) 
  • Detachment 3 AMCAOS (Air Mobility Command)

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Little Rock AFB - base operator:  Phone (501) 987-1110

Small Business and Base Contracting Information

To sustain its operations and support activities, the base contracting office at Little Rock AFB procures products, services, and materiel from private industry. The 19th Contracting Squadron (19 CONS) at Little Rock AFB awards and administers government contracts on a daily basis.  A significant portion of these government contracts are set aside for small businesses. There are also numerous opportunities for small businesses to support base activities as vendors, product suppliers, and subcontractors to prime government contractors.    

Additional Resources for Small Businesses: 

19th Airlift Wing Contracting Office  (19th CONS)
     642 Thomas Avenue
     Bldg 642
     Little Rock AFB, Arkansas 72099-4971
     Phones:  501-987-3306  /   501-987-3728  /  501-987-8658     

Little Rock Air Force Base (AFB) Small Business Office: 
     Phone:  501-987-3836

What types of products and services are procured by Little Rock AFB? 
We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are routinely purchased commercially (or contracted for) by this base and other military bases and defense organizations.  View Master List