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Posted 9/23/2011 Printable Fact Sheet

Since its establishment in 1939, MacDill Air Force Base has been an active partner in the financial growth of the Greater Tampa Bay Area. For years, aircrews have trained here for combat duty in the European Theater of World War II, the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam/Southeast Asia, the Persian Gulf, and most recently Afghanistan/Iraq.

The analysis estimates MacDill's total economic impact on the Greater Tampa Bay Area in Fiscal Year 2010 (Oct. 1, 2009 - Sept. 30, 2010).

The economic impact of MacDill AFB on the Greater Tampa Bay Region is $2.87 billion. In addition the retiree populations within approximately 50 miles of the base adds another $2.11 billion for a total economic impact of $4.98 billion. The economic impact of the base on the Tampa area was computed by summing annual base payroll, annual base expenditures, and the estimated annual dollar value of indirect jobs created.

Economic Impact Trifold without Retirees

Econominc Impact Trifold with Retirees

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