From: Land o' Lakes, FL
The "expensive" ones to convert, are teh ones already assigned to a restricted HQ (like OzCom). If you're trying to convert say Tville to SWPac, it's 100x(2*AF + Port). If you're trying to convert a non-restricted base (like Midway), it's 10x(2*AF + Port).
Frankly, there's very little value in converting bases, esp those in Oz. While yes, it's true if you convert Tvill to SWPac (and then plunk the HQ there), your units will recover faster, and air replacements will appear closer (assuming you're trying to get planes into Port Moresby). However, converting Tvill is about 1000pps, and for that, you can get "buy" about a half a division. Also, converting a base -from- OzCom, means that the OzCom squadrons can no longer use the base (if you convert Tville to SWPac, your OzCom sqnds can't land at Tvill any more! Doh!).
Frankly, it's not usually worth the effort to convert bases. You points are better spent converting LCUs, squadrons, and leaders.
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