Congratulations on your recent assignment to the 190th Air Refueling Wing, otherwise known as the Kansas Coyotes! It is our goal to ensure all new members and their families receive the help they need to accomplish a seamless transition into the unit.

The 190th ARW, located on Forbes Field Air National Guard Base in Topeka, Kansas, is the home of the KC-135 air refueling aircraft and the world-wide aerial refueling mission.

190 ARW Newcomers

The 190th Air Refueling Wing welcomes you! Forbes Field is located in southeast Topeka, the capital of Kansas. Topeka is the fifth largest city in Kansas and offers a blend of history, art and active adventure. Explore for yourself why locals call Topeka, Kansas TopCity.

Helpful information about Topeka:

County: Shawnee
Sales Tax: 9.35 percent
Time Zone: Central, observes Daylight Savings Time
Population: 125,449 (2022)

Major Colleges and Universities:
- Washburn University
- Baker University
- Friends University
- Bryan University
- Rasmussen College

Travel and Fitness:
Things to Do
Calendar of Events


Directions to Forbes Field

How do I access the base?
Access to Forbes Field is controlled. Military members, retirees, dependents, and government civilians with a valid military ID card can access the base through the main installation gate.

How do I get there?
When driving to Forbes Field, you will be arriving at the intersection of Topeka Blvd. and 57th Street in Topeka, Kansas.

Public Affairs

190th ARW Public Affairs Office
(785) 861-4363 or (785) 861-4368

Mailing Address:
190 ARW/PA
5920 SE Coyote Dr.
Topeka, KS 66619

Business hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Drill weekends: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.