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Airstream Basecamp
"Form meets function in one sleek and superbly well-planned package"

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2008 Airstream Basecamp exterior

Airstream say: "Basecamp pays homage to Airstream's past, taking styling cues from Airstream founder Wally Byam's original 1935 Torpedo. Modern-looking and sleek, Basecamp is so light you almost won't know you're towing it. Park and open out the back: a tent option, engineered by outdoor products giant Kelty, gives you sleeping room on the ground to go with the two bunks inside the trailer."  Aistream tell Roaming Times (2008 model) that the base MSRP is $24,095.

The floorplan is shown below and is different!  We like the overall concept very much - all of this in a trailer just 16'2" long.

2008 Airstream Basecamp floorplan


Some of the Basecamp's features (Airstream information):

  • Exterior length - 16'2"'

  • Exterior height - about 8'

  • Interior head room - 6'1"

  • Rear entry step standard

  • Fixed front wrap windows standard

  • Bright Aluminum Interior Skin standard

  • Portable Toilet - 5 Gallon - optional

The beautiful Airstream Basecamp interior:

2008 Airstream Basecamp interior

2008 Airstream Basecamp interior 2 2008 Airstream Basecamp interior 3

Airstream Basecamp outdoors

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MikeWant to buy Airstream Base camp trailer...serious buyer...good condition
Bill GI am looking for factory accessories such as the tent extension, portable toilet, etc. Contact me at:
GreggLooking for an Airstream Basecamp to buy 309-314-0305
PAULBase Camp For Sale ! @ 615-739-3001
RosieI would like to buy a used airstream basecamp. Please contact me @ Only interested in contact through private individuals. I live in Seattle, but willing to road trip for pick up
David DameronI am looking to purchase an Airstream Basecamp preferably within 300 miles of Richmond, Virginia. Contact me at
ManiLooking to purchase an Airstream Basecamp, new or second hand. Preferably in mint condition, with all accessories included, especially the Kelty tent. Please contact me at if you have one for sale. Thanks.
MattLooking to purchase a used base camp. Please contact me if you have one to sell. Thx Matt
ChadJuly 2013 - looking for a basecamp. call or txt me at 805-698-8208 santa barbara CA
duffyI have a blue, 2500lbs axel. air conditioning, kilti tent, tv,stereo, looking for $20k. Located in Newport Beach, Ca.
GMBI have an Airstream Basecamp with all options incl a/c and microwave but missing cushions for sale and will take $15k or best offer
lizzyor other small lite-weight, in v good shape, ideally by may 2013. email details to, thanks.
DaveI didn't know if you were still looking for an Airstream Basecamp blue interior. I have one with the 3000# axel. In really great shape! Blue interior Barely used and stored inside. Let me know if you're interested. I live in colorado.
SSGT USMCI am looking for an airstream base camp. I have a 2012 jeep wrangler unlimited. how much does it weigh. please email me with details on my phone at : 20120922
TahoeJust bought a Basecamp .. and returned from first road trip. It is the BEST! Perfectly designed and usable. Solid everything. Nothing compares. Totally worth the $25k.
Brendalooking for a base camp to buy.
MarkFound one and love it so ignore the request below that I am interested as I have already bought one. thx
Gyu Yong LeeI would like to purchase a used Airstream RV basecamp trailer. If you can do it, please let me know. I'm living in South Korea in Asia
Mark Looking for a basecamp. Please contact me if you have one for sale or know of one. thanks
Bill BrabantI want one. I saw one at redrock canyon while riding my bike. It's like someone read my mind and built it
Brenda Boyd MayLooking for airstream base camp
ScottLooking to buy a basecamp. If you have one to sell, please contact me a
Stuart GI have a garage kept 2008 Airstream Basecamp with blue interior that I am interested in selling. It has a portable toilet, spare tire and antisway device. If interested, contact me at
Penny-N.UahHi, I'm looking for a basecamp to purchase. Please, if anyone knows or hears about one, please have them contact me :) Thanks
Chris GA custom ordered covered cargo trailer converted to a camping configuration would be cheaper, probably lighter and uniquely customizable to the owners desire and needs.
50" wide bedIf you look at the pics you can see that the bed folds out so that it is one 50" wide bed. that it presumably as long as the trailer. So it's a bit smaller than a full size bed width wise.
CarlosI am selling my 2008 Airstream Basecamp. mint condition, red interior and includes a portable toilet small refrigerator and more. If interested email me at: camaleonrojo69 at - 1/11/2011
JulieYes it's a little pricey but you couldn't build it for anything less and this little gem will outlast any plastic trailer. A perfectly beautiful piece you could hand down to your grandkids.
tjI think the base camp is unek I dont like the regler modles they are ugly this is slik and i like the toy hoaler is a nise toch
HaroldBruce do you still have the Airstream Basecamp?

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