RAAF Base Point Cook is the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force. The base covers 341 ha and is located approximately 26 km from Melbourne CBD and 8 km south of RAAF Williams.
The RAAF Museum is currently the largest Defence unit at Point Cook. It features the oldest and most extensive complex of military aviation buildings. RAAF Base Point Cook was included in the National Heritage List on 29 August 2007.
The following are based at RAAF Base Point Cook.
- 21 Squadron
- 100 Squadron
- 1 Security Force Squadron
- 1 Security Force Squadron 5 Rifle Flight
- Australian Air Force Cadet Headquarters
- RAAF Museum
- Commercial tenants including the RMIT Flight Training Centre
Noise abatement procedures and strategies for RAAF Base Point Cook are outlined in the RAAF Base Point Cook Aircraft Noise Management Plan.