Avon Park Air Force Range
The Avon Park Air Force Range is home to the Air Force Auxiliary Field. The airport was originally built as a civil airport which was taken over during World War Two ( WW II) by the US government as an Air Force training base.
The main runway is 8,000 feet long with an operational control tower and hangar facilities.
The Range is spans over 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.