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News Release: Smoky Hill ANG Range Open House

  • Published
  • By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th Wing Public Affairs
  • 184th Wing



The Kansas Air National Guard will host an open house at the Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range, Aug. 5, 2023. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors will see aerial gunnery demonstrations by U.S. Air Force fighters, bombers, and other aircraft.

Military equipment and vehicles will be on display. Food, refreshments, and memorabilia will be available for purchase (cash only), or visitors can bring their own. Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, sunscreen, bug repellent, and water. Ear protection will be provided.

  • Date: Aug. 5, 2023
  • Time: Gates open at 8 am, Demonstrations are 10 am – 3 pm
  • Location: Smoky Hill ANG Range, 8429 W. Farrelly Rd., Salina, KS 67401 (see flyer for maps to three available gates)
  • Cost: Free
  • General Public is invited
  • Weapons, alcohol, and drones are prohibited
  • Registered service animals are allowed

The Smoky Hill ANG Range hosts an open house every other year depending on operational availability and weather conditions. This year’s event is the first open house at Smoky Hill ANG Range since August 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Smoky Hill ANG Range is a 34,000-acre target range located 10 miles southwest of Salina, Kansas. The range is assigned to the Kansas Air National Guard's 184th Wing, which is located at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita. It’s one of three Air National Guard air-to-ground training ranges in the Midwest, and it’s the largest and busiest range in the Air National Guard.

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Map to Smoky Hill ANG Range Gates

Local Information

Recruiting - 316-759-7424


Mailing Address:

52960 Jayhawk Dr.
McConnell AFB, KS 67221


Wichita Area Code – 316
Comm. Prefix – 759-XXXX
DSN Prefix – 743-XXXX
McConnell Operator – 6100
Weather Line – 1-800-892-526

Essential Numbers

184th Command Post – 759-7070
184th Force Support Sq. – 759-7431
184th Comptroller Flight – 759-7068
184th Sec. Forces Sq. – 759-7445
184th Medical Group - 759-7380
184th Public Affairs – 759-7561
Family Support Office – 759-7092
Director of Psych. Health – 759-8901
Sexual Assault Helpline – 759-7011
22nd Medical Group – 759-6300

Update your ID - 759-7431