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618th Air Operations Center (TACC)

The 618th Air Operations Center, located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the Department of Defense's largest Air Operations Center, bringing together over 800 active duty, Reserve, National Guard, civilian and contractor personnel to support global mobility operations in all Combatant Commands. The 618 AOC serves as Air Mobility Command's expert when planning, tasking, executing, and assessing mobility missions; an invaluable resource when maintaining America's global reach. 

Commanding a fleet of nearly 1,100 mobility aircraft, the 618 AOC provides our warfighters downrange with the mobility support they need to ensure mission success. The 618 AOC commands 100 to 150 missions a day on average, proudly providing unrivaled command and control across the full spectrum of mobility operations to include airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation, and the global mobility support system.

The lights are always on in the AOC, maintaining 24/7 operations, 365 days a year to transform requirements into effective missions around the world. For over 30 years, the 618 AOC has been the focal point when providing command and control to mobility forces, ensuring global delivery whenever and wherever we're needed. 

As an air operations center, commanding combat forces around the globe, the 618 AOC is a committed partner for todays and tomorrow’s expeditionary Air Force. The 618 AOC stands ready to support mobility operations in contested environments through world-class, multi-domain command and control. 


Contact the 618th AOC

Scott Air Force Base Wing Public Affairs

  • Phone: 618-256-4241
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618 AOC Public Affairs

  • Phone: 618-229-2999
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618 AOC Visits and Tours

  • Phone: 618-229-3066
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