Kirtland AFB & SW Albuquerque Area

Kirtland AFB & SW Albuquerque Area

Homes for Sale:          Below $200,000    $200,000 - $300,000    $300,000 - $400,000                                                                                                  $400,000 - $600,000    $600,000 and above

The Kirtland Air Force Base is located in the southeast part of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area. It is adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport and is the third largest installation in Air Force Global Strike Command and sixth largest in the Air Force.

The base takes up 51,558 acres of Real Estate in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has over 23,000 employees, which include more than 3,200 part-time Reserve personnel, 1,000 Guard and 4,200 active duty. In 2000, Kirtland AFB’s economic impact on the City of Albuquerque was more than $2.7 billion.

Kirtland is the home of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, which is assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command. Its responsibilities include modernization and sustainment of nuclear system programs for both the Department of Defense and Department of Energy and acquisition.

The Sandia National Laboratories is also located in Kirtland Albuquerque, New Mexico. It occupies 8,699 acres and employs over 8,400 people. It is Sandia's mission to maintain the reliability and surety of nuclear weapon systems, conduct research and development in arms control and non-proliferation technologies, and investigate methods for the disposal of the United States' nuclear weapons program's hazardous waste.

This part of Albuquerque has a lot to offer. It takes up a large part of Real Estate in Albuquerque so it’s no surprise that the homes and real estate in the area are diverse. Mesa del Sol is a mix-used master planned community which is currently under construction on 12,900 acres. Mesa del Sol will cover about 9,000 acres, while the remaining 3,200 acres will be used for parks and open spaces.

Plans for the project:

  • House 100,000 people
  • A downtown area
  • 37,500 homes
  • 18,000,000 square feet of office space
  • 4,400 acres for residential and supporting retail
  • 800 acres for schools including university branches

Another community in the area is the Four Hills Community. This residential Real Estate community is located in southeast Albuquerque near Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories. It boasts of its beautiful mountain and city views.  There are plenty of beautiful homes for sale in Four Hills and it also has an excellent Country Club called the Four Hills Country Club. The country club has plenty of amenities which include an 18 hole, par 72 golf course, a swimming pool, tennis courts, 2 ballrooms, dining and entertainment.

This wonderful part of Albuquerque has a lot more to offer. Here are some places of interest.


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Albuquerque NM 87122
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