The Range is home to the Avon Park Air Force Auxiliary Field. The airport was originally a civil airport which was taken over during WW II by the government as a training base.
The main runway is 8,000 feet long with an operational control tower and hangar facilities.
Avon Park Air Force Range is 106,000 acres with about eighty percent of this land is open to the public for recreation and hunting.
The Range is located east of downtown Avon Park Florida.