Lajes Field is Portuguese Air Base (PAB) No. 4, where the 65th Air Base Wing is stationed by agreement with the Republic of Portugal. Lajes Field is the home of all U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy military forces in the Azores.
Does Portugal have U.S. military bases?
United States Forces Azores (USAFORAZ) is based at Lajes Field, Portugal near Lajes on Terceira Island in the Azores. In 1953, the U.S. Forces Azores Command was organized as subordinate Unified Command under the Command-in-Chief Atlantic.
What military bases are in Portugal?
|Lisbon Base Airfield||Portela, Lisbon|
|Rabo de Peixe Air Base||Air Base No. 4||Rabo de Peixe, São Miguel Island, Azores|
|São Jacinto Air Base||Air Base No. 7||Aveiro, Portugal|
|Air Base No. 5|
Does the US have a base in the Azores?
The 65th Air Base Wing is the American unit stationed at Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal. This United States Air Forces in Europe unit is the largest U.S. military organization in the Azores.
What is the best time of year to visit Azores?
The best time to visit the Azores is June through August. During this time, temperatures are at their highest, cloudy days are fewer and farther between and the likelihood of rain is low.