Hanscom Air Force Base – is a USAF base located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) SSW of New Bedford, MA. The facility is a joint use civil airport/military base with Hanscom Field which provides general aviation and charter service. It is the home of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. The host unit is the 66th Air Base Group (66 ABG) assigned to AFMC. A non-flying base, Hanscom is named after Laurence G. Hanscom (1906–1941) in honor of the pilot, aviation enthusiast, and State House reporter who was killed in a plane crash at Saugus, MA.
Westover Air Reserve Base – is an AFRC installation located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee and Ludlow, near the city of Springfield, Massachusetts. It hosts the largest Air Reserve Base in the world in terms of area. Named for Maj. General Oscar Westover who was commanding officer of the Army Air Corps in the 1930s. Westover was killed on 21 Sept 1938. crashing his high-speed Northrop A-17AS at Lockheed Aircraft’s air field. Host unit is the 439th Airlift Wing (439 AW) of the Twenty-Second Air Force (22 AF), Air Force Reserve Command.
Massachusetts to Massachusetts – Air Miles/Ground Miles
Hanscom AFB to Westover ARB 88/67