See the Getting To & Around Madison and Morgan counties chapter on Page 23 for information about local airports, train service and public transportation. The closest commercial flights land at Huntsville International Airport-Carl T. Jones Field in Huntsville, Alabama, about 8 miles from Redstone. Transportation is not provided to the arsenal.
Inform your sponsor of your estimated arrival time and flight information, if applicable, before arrival at Redstone Arsenal.
Sponsorship is vital to the relocation process. Don’t PCS without talking to your sponsor before departing for Redstone Arsenal. Your sponsor will answer any questions you have about the post and the local area, make lodging arrangements and meet you upon arrival. Your sponsor will be there to help you and your family until you are settled into your new community.
If you have not been in touch with a sponsor and your departure is nearing, contact your gaining unit. You can request a welcome packet from Army Community Service at 256-876-5397 or by writing or stopping by ACS in the Pershing Welcome Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Building 3443, Honest John Road.
Cellphone use by the driver of a moving motor vehicle is prohibited on all Department of Defense installations unless the cellphone is used with a hands-free device.
From Huntsville International Airport-Carl T. Jones Field
From the airport, turn left onto Houston Goodson Way. Turn right (north) onto Glenn Hearn Boulevard SW (Houston Goodson Way SW). Take the ramp onto Interstate 565 (US 72) and head north. Take Exit 14 toward Research Park Boulevard and keep right, following the signs for Redstone Arsenal. Continue onto Rideout Road, then turn left onto Goss Road SW, then right onto Mountain Drive to the main gate.
From Interstate 565
From Interstate 565, take Exit 14 and keep right, following the signs for Redstone Arsenal/Gate 9. Continue onto Rideout Road, then turn left onto Goss Road SW, then right onto Mountain Drive to the main gate.
Military Personnel Division
Bldg. 3494, Honest John Road 256-842-7091
When you arrive at the post, you must in-process with Military Personnel Division (One Stop) between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you arrive after duty hours, on a weekend or a holiday, report to HHC AMCOM PAC, Bldg. 3494 (One Stop) on the next duty day. All officers, warrant officers and enlisted permanent party Soldiers should report to the Military Personnel Division, Room 114, after signing in with HHC the first duty day. Soldiers should have their Military Personnel and Soldier Readiness File with them.
All Soldiers, DA civilians, and contractors arriving at Redstone Arsenal can obtain Newcomer’s information at Army Community Service (256-876-5397) in the Pershing Welcome Center, Bldg. 3443 Aerobee Rd.
IHG Army Hotels and Candlewood Suites
Check-in: 3440 Aerobee Road,
Huntsville, AL 35808 256-924-7707