The airport is located on the site of the former Bergstrom AirForce Base, in southeast Austin on Texas Hwy. 71 near the intersection with U.S.Hwy. 183. Eight miles from downtown and the State Capitol.
It's the first U.S. conversion of an Air Force Base tocommercial airport since the end of the Cold War. Austin's global aspirationswere taking place just as the U.S. Air Force was making plans to close BergstromAir Force Base, an Austin fixture since World War II.Austin-Bergstrom International airport website