Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota is located 13 miles north of the city of Minot, in Ward County, North Dakota. The 5th Bomb Wing and the 91st Space Wing make their home at Minot AFB. The air force base was activated in 1957 and is home today to over 7,000 people. Life at Minot Air Force Base, whose motto is "Only the Best Come North," is like living in a small town. The community is safe, friendly and helpful. The base commissary offers residents easy access to groceries and features a bakery and deli. A credit union, florist, travel agency, barber and post office are on base along with a telecommunications company, furniture store, an electrical contractor, a hair salon, a home interior and gift shop, doctors, a building contractor and the base hospital are just some of the service providers and businesses that make life easy at Minot AFB.
Recreation on base includes a bowling alley and the Roughriders Golf Course. The David C. Jones Youth Center, with sports programs, 4-H, tutoring and special events, was named 2006 Air Force Services Youth Program of the Year. There are two elementary schools and a middle school at Minot AFB. The high school is in the city of Minot as is Minot State University. Back on base, the Jimmy Doolittle Center hosts events throughout the year and a movie theatre shows the latest films. Recreation around Minot AFB includes hunting and fishing and cross-country skiing. Minot Air Force Base real estate listings of homes for sale around Minot AFB consist of single-family homes, townhomes and condominiums.
Minot AFB Real Estate - Price Range of Minot Air Force Base Homes for Sale
While Minot AFB base housing is not for sale, the nearby real estate communities of Burlington, Minot, Sawyer and Surrey offer single-family homes for sale, townhomes and condominiums all starting at prices below $100,000. If you are a member of the military, remember that you must check in with the housing management office before buying a home in Minot. Newer, older, luxury and family homes are available with views and garages.