Air Force Nuclear
Weapons Center

Locations

Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center is headquartered at Kirtland Air Force Base, but civilian opportunities with AFNWC are available throughout the United States, to include Hill, Minot and Tinker Air Force Bases and more.

Our Hill Air Force Base location in Ogden, Utah has immediate opportunities for civilians in a variety of occupations. To learn more click here.

Kirtland Air Force Base

Albuquerque’s largest employer, Kirtland Air Force Base, has been around since 1939, and helped put New Mexico at the forefront of the atomic age.  Situated along the Rio Grande River and the Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque has an abundance of geographical sights and recreational activities as well as a rich Native American culture and history. Employees take full advantage of 310 annual days of sunshine to enjoy outdoor activities, sports, events and attractions minutes from their doors. 

Albuquerque has been recognized by Forbes and Popular Science as one of the greenest cities in the country. It also has one of the highest percentages of open space in the country. And with so much to do in the great outdoors, Albuquerque is committed to environmental responsibility through energy efficiency and “green” initiatives. Details are outlined at AlbuquerqueGreen.

To learn more about life in Albuquerque, such as cost of living, transportation, community services, arts and culture or things to do, visit the City of Albuquerque Economic Development page

Home to the University of New Mexico and a number of postsecondary schools, you’ll find excellent resources for continuing an undergraduate education near Kirtland Air Force Base. 

Learn more about Kirtland Air Force Base.

Hill Air Force Base

Have questions about living in this area? Bordered by the colorful Wasatch Mountains to the east, Hill AFB is situated just 4 miles south of the city of Ogden and 40 miles north of Salt Lake City. Both metropolitan areas offer abundant outdoor recreation, shopping, restaurant, cultural and nightlife options.

Ogden is proud of being a mountain to metro community. It offers the conveniences of a city served up at the base of some of the most stunning mountains you’ll ever experience. It’s located near 170,000 acres of National Forest, three ski resorts, more than 210 miles of single-track trail for hiking and mountain biking and 13,000 acres of lakes connected by pristine rivers. Want to know more about life in Ogden? Take a look at the City of Ogden’s Relocation Guide and see all they have to offer.

Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a quaint mountain town, Salt Lake City is a beautiful, safe and vibrant community with a bustling economy. Salt Lake has four ski resorts 30 minutes away. Within a few hours’ drive of the city, you’ll find 21 national parks and monuments and over 40 state parks.