McConnell AFB - Small Business Contracting Information and Assistance

 McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) 22nd Air Refueling Wing


McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) - Base contracting information and guidance for doing business with McConnell AFB. This web page includes insight regarding subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors supporting the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and other DoD units located at McConnell AFB. There is also a master list of products, equipment, and services needed to support the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and the full spectrum of activities at McConnell AFB.  


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McConnell AFB is  home to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing. The 22nd Air Refueling Wing's primary mission is to conduct air refueling and airlift for the U.S. Air Force and other Department of Defense (DoD) units on a global basis. The 22nd Air Refueling Wing is the host wing at McConnell AFB supporting the 184th Intelligence Wing and the 931st Air Refueling Wing also located at this base.   

The 22nd Air Refueling Wing has over 2,900 military personnel and approximately 500 civilian employees.  However, the total number of employees at McConnell AFB exceeds 7134 when all associate and tenant units are included. The total economic impact of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and the other DoD units at McConnell AFB is estimated to exceed $562 million per year.  

 McConnell Air Force Base (AFB) map Wichita KS

McConnell Air Force Base is located
in Wichita (Sedgwick County), Kansas. 

McConnell AFB Organizations and Tenant Units 

  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing (22 ARW)  
    • 22nd Operations Group
    • 22nd Maintenance Group 
    • 22nd Medical Group 
    • 22nd Mission Support Group
  • 931st Air Refueling Wing (931 ARW) -  Air Force Reserve Command
  • 184th Intelligence Wing (184 IW) - Kansas Air National Guard

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McConnell AFB - base operator and locator:  Phone 316-759-1110 

Contracting Support at McConnell AFB: 
During an average year, the McConnell base contracting office awards / administers over $10.5 million in base service contracts. Other contract (excluding military construction) exceed $49.2 million annually. The 22nd Contracting Squadron (CONS) sets-aside a significant portion of its contracts specifically for small businesses.  

22nd Contracting Squadron (CONS)
53384 Kansas St
Suite 110
McConnell AFB, Kansas 67221-3702  
Contract Specialist Phones: 316-759-4534  /  316-759-5616  /  316-759-6722

Small Business Subcontracting Opportunities at McConnell AFB 
There is a wide range of opportunities for small businesses at McConnell AFB who would like to subcontract with large prime contractors on government contracts. Large prime defense contractors are required by federal law to partner with small businesses. Small business partnerships can take the form of subcontracting or being a vendor / supplier. For specific information about small business opportunities at McConnell AFB, contact a small business specialist at this base.

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