It could be easy to overlook Ramstein as a place to visit if you’re ever passing nearby, but that’s not to say there isn’t plenty to entertain the visitor with time on their hands. The one thing that has really put Ramstein on the map is its United States air base which is home to US Airforce Europe that dominates the whole area. But Ramstein has been occupied since Roman times and today has a population of a little over 9,000. The region traditionally relied on agriculture but since the 1970s there has been a great growth of of local industry.