Vance AFB - Small Business Base Contracting Information and Insight

 Vance AFB Air Force Base 71st Flying Training Wing


Vance Air Force Base (AFB) - Overview of on-base contracting opportunities at Vance AFB. This web page provides information about small business set-aside contracting and subcontracting opportunities with prime defense contractors supporting the 71 Flying Training Wing. Also provided is a master list of the types of services, products, and materiel routinely procured by the Vance AFB base contracting office.   


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Vance AFB is home to the 71st Flying Training Wing (71 FTW). The 71 FTW has more than 2,700 assigned personnel who support and conduct joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. Each year over 400 U.S. Air Force and allied international student pilots are trained by the 71 FTW. The 71 FTW flies more than 49,000 training sorties annually. The 71 FTW flies the T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II, and T-38C Talon training aircraft. 

In order to support flight training activities and base support activities, Vance AFB uses a $470 million base operations support contract. Through this contract, the 71st FTW obtains support for the full spectrum of base mission support tasks to include: civil engineering, firefighting, law enforcement, personnel, communications and information technologies, logistics (transportation, supply, fuels), housing, and miscellaneous base services. 

Vance AFB Air Force Base Map Oklahoma

Vance AFB is located near Enid, Oklahoma
(about 90 miles northwest of Oklahoma City).

Vance AFB Organizations and Units 

  • 71st Flying Training Wing (71 FTW) 
    • 71st Operations Group
      • 3rd Flying Training Squadron
      • 5th Flying Training Squadron
      • 8th Flying Training Squadron
      • 25th Flying Training Squadron
      • 33rd Flying Training Squadron
      • 71st Operations Support Squadron
      • 71st Student Squadron
    • 71st Mission Support Group
    • 71st Medical Group


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Vance AFB - base operator and locator:  Phone 580-213-5000

Vance AFB Base Contracting Office
The 71st Contracting Flight administers government contracts procuring the commercial products and services needed to meet the flight training and base support requirements for the 71st FTW and the units located at Vance AFB.  

     Base Contract Administration 71st CONF / LGC 
     Phone: 580-213-7565
     Vance Air Force Base Contracting Specialists
     246 Brown Parkway
     Vance AFB, Oklahoma 73705-5036

     Phone:  580-213-7583  / 580-213- 7179

Small Business Opportunities at Vance AFB: 
For specific information about small business opportunities at Vance AFB,
contact the small business specialist at this base.

What types of products and services are procured by Vance AFB? 
We have compiled a master list of the types of products and services that are
routinely procured commercially (or contracted for) by this defense installation 
and other military bases and DoD organizations.  
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