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Andersen AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)
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Andersen AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to Andersen AFB, located within the village of Yigo in the United States territory of Guam. Andersen AFB was first built in 1944 and today serves approximately 2,085 active duty service members, 2,202 family members, 865 civilians, 436 contractors, and 2,366 retirees.

We hope this guide assists you as you get settled in at your new posting and helps remove some of the stress of moving.

COVID-19 Notice

Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, many businesses, venues, and parks may be temporarily closed or operating under restricted hours. Therefore, a place we mention here may not currently be open or available for the time being. 

Andersen AFB Location

Andersen AFB Location

Andersen AFB Visitor Center
Marine Corps Drive
Yigo, Guam 96543
Phone: 1 (671) 366-7134
Hours:

  • Monday-Sunday – 0600-2200

Andersen AFB Base Map

Andersen AFB Directions

From Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport

  1. From the airport, continue to Route 10A.
  2. Turn right onto Route 10A.
  3. Turn left to merge onto Route 16.
  4. Turn right onto Route 27.
  5. Turn right onto Marine Corps Dr./Route 1.

Flights To Andersen AFB

More than likely, you will be flying through Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, since this is the only major airport to Andersen AFB. You can grab a taxi and other transportation services from the airport to Andersen AFB. Additionally, you can travel by rental car or bus.

Andersen AFB Transportation Office/HHG Office

Arc Light Boulevard
Building #18002
Yigo, Guam 96543
Phone: 1 (671) 366-7193
Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 0730-1630
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
  • Federal Holidays: Closed

Entering Andersen AFB and Amenities

Entering Andersen AFB and Amenities

A visitor pass may be issued for a maximum of 24 hours, Monday through Friday. If a pass over the weekend is requested, a 72-hour pass may be issued. The only exception is for visitors living at Andersen AFB during their stay, pre-coordinated Special Event Passes, Special Purpose Passes when access is required as a result of military duty, or other extenuating circumstances.

Check-In Procedures for Incoming Personnel

One of the first things all military personnel must do after arriving at Andersen AFB is check in. Make sure to drop by the Andersen Airman and Family Readiness Center as soon as possible so that they can provide you with any necessary assistance and important information. Here is the contact information for the Andersen Airman and Family Readiness Center:

O’Malley Ave.
Bldg 22026 Rm 131
Andersen AFB, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 366-8136

Additionally, while you are waiting for your belongings to arrive, you can explore all available items from the Loan Locker. The Loan Locker has all of your basic household items, which should be more than sufficient to hold you over until your belongings arrive.

Andersen AFB Visitor Center

Marine Corps Drive
Yigo, Guam 96543
Phone: 1 (671) 366-7134
Hours:

  • Monday-Sunday – 0600-2200

Andersen AFB DEERS Office

Andersen AFB ID Card & DEERS Office
O’Malley Avenue
Building #22026
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 366-2276
Hours:

  • Monday- Friday – 0900-1630

Andersen AFB Gate Hours

Andersen AFB has a total of two gates.

Gate #1 (Main Gate): Open 24/7

Gate #2 (North Gate):

  • Monday-Friday: 0600 – 1400
  • Saturday: 0800 – 1600
  • Sunday: Closed

Andersen AFB Commissary

Arc Light Boulevard
Building #22021
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 366-2264

Andersen AFB Commissary Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday-Friday: 1000 – 1900
  • Saturday: 1000 – 1800
  • Sunday: 1100 – 1800

Andersen AFB Commissary Holiday Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 0800 – 1900

Andersen AFB BX

Andersen AFB BX stores include Class Six Express, Troop Store, Vitamin World, Military Auto Source, JANZ Medical Supply, Gas Express, and more.

Building #24016
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 653-1141

Andersen AFB Exchange Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 0800 – 1900

Andersen AFB Barber Shop

Building #24016
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 653-8599

Andersen AFB Barber Shop Hours

  • Monday-Sunday: 0800 – 1800

Andersen AFB Post Office

24018 Carolines Ave.
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (800) 275-8777

Andersen AFB Post Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 0900 – 1300 – 1500
  • Saturday: 0900 – 1100
  • Sunday: Closed

Andersen AFB Finance Office

Arc Light Boulevard
Building #22026
Yigo, Guam 96929
Phone: 1 (671) 366-1770

Andersen AFB Finance Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 0900-1630
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Building #23003
Yigo, Guam 96543
Phone: 1 (671) 366-2937

Andersen AFB Legal Office Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 0730-1530
  • Wednesday: 0900-1530
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Andersen AFB Library

Andersen AFB Library

Building #21000
Yigo, Guam 96915
Phone: 1 (671) 366-4291

Andersen AFB Library Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 0930-1700
  • Friday: 0930-1530
  • Saturday: 1000-1400
  • Sunday: Closed

Andersen AFB Hotels

Andersen AFB Hotels

Andersen AFB has several hotel selections. We’ve selected a few for you to consider if you or your family members need to stay at one of the hotels near the base.

Pacific Islands Club Guam
210 Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Phone: 1 (671) 646-9171

Guam Reef Hotel
1317 Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Phone: 1 (671) 646-6881

Guam Plaza Resort & Spa
1328 Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Phone: 1 (671) 646-7803

Pacific Islands Club Guam
210 Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Phone: 1 (671) 646-9171

Grand Plaza Hotel
Tumon Bay, 1024 Pale San Vitores Rd.
Tamuning, 96913, Guam
Phone: 1 (671) 647-0630

Where Should I Live Near Andersen AFB?

Where Should I Live Near Andersen AFB?

Cities in Guam Near Andersen AFB

Andersen AFB offers multiple choices on where to live that will be convenient and not far from base. All major cities in Guam, including Dedeo, Adacao, Barrigada, and Sinajana, are a short drive away.

Best Places To Live Near Andersen AFB

Yigo is the largest and northernmost village in Guam, where Andersen AFB is located. The population is around 20,000. The median age of the population is 31 years old, and the median home price is about $387,000. The primary perk of living at Yigo is the close proximity to Andersen AFB.

Dededo also offers a short commute. Dededo is located directly next to Yigo, and it is the most populous village in Guam, with a population of around 44,000. The median age in Dedeo is 31, and the median home price is around $485,000.

If you want to rent, there are plenty of great houses for rent near Andersen AFB, Guam, as well.

Andersen AFB Schools

Andersen AFB Schools

At Andersen AFB, children can attend one of four schools: Andersen Elementary, Andersen Middle School at Andersen AFB, McCool Elementary/Middle School at Apra Heights, and Guam High School at Nimitz Hill.

Learn more about Andersen AFB school options on our blog. 

Andersen AFB Weather

Andersen AFB Weather

At Andersen AFB in Guam, the temperature varies from 77°F to 87°F and rarely falls outside of that range. The hot season is from mid-April to mid-July, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The rainy season lasts from July 4 to November 17, with a greater than 37% chance of rain on a daily basis.

Things To Do Near Andersen AFB, Guam

Things To Do Near Andersen AFB, Guam 

Andersen AFB offers residents plenty of fun activities in and around the base, including snorkeling, cave exploration, beautiful beaches, shopping, aquariums, outdoor markets, off-road buggy adventures, and more.

Explore everything there is to offer: 27 Things To Do in Guam Near Andersen AFB (2022 Edition)

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Conclusion 

Relocating can oftentimes be an overwhelming and unenjoyable experience, but we hope that this guide will help give you a better idea of what you can expect to look forward to at Andersen AFB and the surrounding area. We hope that you enjoy your new adventure in Yigo, Guam. Whether you decide to lay down roots in Yigo or settle down at Dededo, we’re certain you will feel at home and enjoy your time while stationed at Andersen AFB.

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