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U.S. military bases in Tokyo
 At present, there are eight U.S. military bases including Yokota Air Base in Tokyo. The total area of the bases is approximately 1,603 hectares (3,959 acres).
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Akasaka Press Center
(Minato-ku)
 Situated next to Aoyama Park, including a heliport, an office for the Stars and Stripes (newspaper publisher), bachelor officers’quarters, garages, etc.
Yokota Air Base
(Tachikawa City, Akishima City, FussaCity, Musashimurayama City, Hamura City and Mizuho Town)
 A transportation base with a 3,350-meter (11,000-foot) runway. Home to the headquarters of the U.S. Forces Japan, the Fifth Air Force and the 374th Airlift Wing.
Akasaka Press Center Yokota Air Base
Fuchu Communication Station
(Fuchu City)
 A communications relay base with a 107-meter (350-foot) communications tower.
Tama Service Annex
(Tama City and Inagi City)
 Recreation facilities for U.S. military personnel and their families. Equipped with a golf course, camping site, outdoor sport facilities, etc.
Fuchu Communication Station Tama Service Annex
Owada Communication Site
(Kiyose City, etc.)
 A communication facility with numbers of antenna towers. Straddles the border between Kiyose City (Tokyo) and Niiza City (Saitama Prefecture).
Yugi Communication Site
(Hachioji City)
 A communications relay facility for ultra-high frequency wave with a 47-meter (154-foot) communications tower.
Owada Communication Site Yuki Communication Site
Iwo-jima Communication Site
(Ogasawara Village)
 The communication function of this facility is not used currently. Since 1991, Night Landing Practice has been conducted at this site several times a year.
New Sanno U.S. Forces Cente
(Minato-ku)
 A facility used for lodging and conferences. Meetings of the Japan-U.S. Joint Committee are held in this facility.  
Iwo-jima Communication Site New Sanno U.S. Forces Center
                                                     as of Jan.1,2012
U.S. military bases in Tokyo
Name Location Facilities Land Area
(u)
Commanding Unit
Akasaka Press Center Minato-ku office of the Stars and Stripes (newspaper publisher), quarters, helipad, garage 26,937 U.S. Army Garrison, Japan
Yokota Air Base Tachikawa City, Akishima City, Fussa City, Musashimurayama City, Hamura City, Mizuho Town,Sayama City(Saitama Prefecture) airfield (runway : 3,350×60m), housing, schools, offices, etc. 7,136,404
*(7,139,452)
374th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force)
Fuchu Communication Station Fuchu City office, communication facility 16,661 374th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force)
Tama Service Annex Tama City, Inagi City recreation facilities equipped with a golf course, camping site, etc. 1,957,190 374th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force)
Owada Communication Site Kiyose City (Tokyo), Niiza City (Saitama Prefecture) communication facility 247,267
*(1,196,185)
374th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force)
Yugi Communication Site Hachioji City radio communication relay facility 3,891 374th Airlift Wing (U.S. Air Force)
Iwo-jima Communication Site Ogasawara Village communication facility 6,630,688 U.S. Naval Air Facility, Atsugi (U.S. Navy)
New Sanno U.S. Forces Center Minato-ku accommodation facility, etc 7,243 Fleet Activities, Yokosuka (U.S. Navy)
* Includes the area of land in Saitama Prefecture
A History of U.S. bases in Tokyo
 After the end of the World WarU in 1945, the bases and facilities of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy were requisitioned by the Allied Forces (U.S. Forces).
 Those bases and facilities were provided to the U.S. Forces for their use under the San Francisco Peace Treaty and the old Security Treaty which were put into effect in 1952. At that time, there were 208 U.S. military bases in Tokyo.
 Since then, thorough many years of efforts by local residents, municipalities and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, most of the U.S. military bases in Tokyo have been consolidated, downscaled or returned to Japan. However, eight of them are still located in Tokyo.
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