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Century Circle Airpark – Edwards AFB – Rosamond, CA

Address:  Edwards AFB, West Gate (Lat 34.871325, Lng -117.991140)  [ Map It ]

The Century Circle Airpark is located just in front of the West Gate of Edwards Air Force Base. Here you can find all of the jets that make up the Century Series of military fighter jets, from the F-100 through the F-106. Also on display is a YC-15 transport plane.

Displayed around a shortened control tower for effect, you can capture some great up close shots of some military fighter jets without bother or the wandering public. Open 24/7, this place is off the beaten path and seems to be rarely visited by the public.

The road there runs past a dry lake which can also produce some interesting shots, especially on warmer days when you can capture a mirage for effect.

While this location doesn’t have a physical address, getting there is easy. Simply take the Rosamond exit from Highway 14 and head East. The roads ends at the West Gate of Edwards Air Force Base but a few hundred feet before the gate lies the Century Circle. You can’t miss it.

Make a day of it and also plan to visit the Blackbird Airpark and the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark which are both just 30 minutes away. Admission is free at each location.

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