Nellis Air Force Base is located approximately 7.1 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada.The base is home of the largest and most demanding advanced combat air-training mission in the world. It is the pinnacle of advanced air combat aviation training. The base's all-encompassing mission is accomplished through a wide array of aircraft, and its good year-round flying weather and location make it ideal for advanced combat aviation training.
Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city.A growing retirement and family city, Las Vegas is the 28th-most populous city in the United States. The city enjoys abundant sunshine year-round: it has an average of about 300 sunny days per year with more than 3,800 hours of sunshine.