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USAF - Area Development Plans for Seven CONUS Installations


U.S. Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC)

Project Type:

Planning & Consulting


United States

About the Project

Area development plans help U.S. air bases become more efficient, resilient and sustainable

The Stanley Consultants federal master planning team was part of a joint venture partnership to develop seven military base area development plans under a contract task order for the Air Force Civil Engineering Center.

Stanley Consultants planners provided master planning expertise for planning charrettes at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana; Beale AFB in Yuba County, California; Creech AFB in Nevada; Dover AFB in Delaware; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska; Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia; and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.

With the aim of making U.S. domestic military bases more efficient, resilient, sustainable, operational and better places to live and work, the area development plans focused on identifying the planning vision, goals and objectives for specific areas of a larger installation development plan.

Planners analyze a variety of integrated systems and factors in their work, such as transportation networks, land use concepts, dominant ecosystems, landscape and development patterns. They also study how new plans will impact existing development and adhere to federal, state and local governmental codes and regulations, including environmental.

At Barksdale, for example, our team developed an area development plan that included a list of projects required to beddown a new type of fighter aircraft, missile and munitions storage, an expansion in the population of airmen to be stationed there and a reorganization of buildings to co-locate a global strike team in a campus setting to facilitate maximum mission effectiveness.

The other area development plans in this effort focused on flight line area improvements at Beale AFB, an operation complex at Creech AFB, logistic readiness support operations area at Dover AFB, life support area improvements at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Shellbank District’s commercial and base service activities at Joint Base Langley-Eustis and improvements to the multi-agency Testing and Training District at McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

By The Numbers

  • 7

    Area Development Plans

  • 12

    Person Multi-Discipline Team

  • 7

    Charrette Workshops


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