AETC Laughlin AFB

AETC Laughlin AFB

Laughlin Air Force Base is a facility of the United States Air Force located five miles (8 km) east of the central business district (CBD) of Del Rio, Texas, close to the border of the United States with Mexico. Laughlin AFB, the largest pilot training base in the USAF, is home to the 47th Flying Training Wing of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC). On weekdays, the airfield sees more takeoffs and landings than any other airport in the country. The residential area of the base is a census-designated place (CDP), with a population of 2,225 at the 2000 census.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 519,800 lbs.
Current Total: 697,853 lbs.
% to Goal: 134%

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Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 697,853
Dollars $49,706
kWh 451,848
BTUs 32,992,593

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Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2007 – 2008]
# of Pledges 253
# of Bulbs 495
Energy Savings 139,590 kWh
Cost Savings $12,982
*Greenhouse Gas 202,455 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented