Fort Indiantown GapCommunity
Fort Indiantown Gap (FTIG) is located in historic Pennsylvania Dutch country in central Pennsylvania. The installation is situated on the borders of Lebanon County, a largely rural county, and Dauphin County, the seat of the state capital of Harrisburg 22 miles away. Several towns are within 5 miles of FTIG, along with national chain shopping centers and restaurants. The city of Lebanon, 14 miles away, serves as the county seat. Strategically located along the northeast corridor, FTIG is approximately 150 miles from Washington, D.C., and New York City and 100 miles from Baltimore and Philadelphia.
The nearest major international airport is Harrisburg International Airport. Fort Indiantown Gap is located directly off Interstate 81 Exit 85B and 2 miles from the Interstate 81-Interstate 78 split. Plugging in Fisher and Clement Avenue, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA 17038 into a mapping search engine will bring you to the main crossroads on the installation: GPS coordinates
W 76.569422, N 40.4322709.
The installation has areas open to the public including the static displays, Pennsylvania Military Museum and community club and pool. All other areas of the installation to include the airfield are deemed restricted, and photographs/videos are not authorized without permission. Additionally, traffic patterns changed in 2016 due to the closure of 10 roads providing access to the installation. Please use caution when following GPS instruction. They may not reflect gate closures.
FTIG’s training corridor is located between two Appalachian Mountains, Blue Mountain and Second Mountain, which are at 600 to 700 feet above sea level. The cantonment area is at the foot of Blue Mountain and is 400 to 500 feet above sea level. Training and bivouac sites are covered with hardwood forests and grassland. There are two man-made lakes on FTIG, Shuey Lake and Marquette Lake, created from a dam on Indiantown Run. FTIG lies at 40N, 76W, and has terrain similar to areas found in central and northeastern portions of North America, Europe and Asia.
FTIG is located in a humid continental climate. The average yearly temperature is 56 degrees. This type of climate is found in central and northeastern portions of North America, Europe and Asia, and is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with hot and often humid summers and cold winters.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY DIAL 911
Fort Indiantown Gap Police
“Serving Community, Commonwealth and Country”
The Fort Indiantown Gap Police operates on a 24/7 schedule. The police force is responsible for the following functions: post operator, security control center, alarm monitor/response agency, billeting office after hours, Red Cross notifications and general information center. Police officers employed by the Fort Indiantown Gap Police are state employees with full arrest powers.
Call the Control Center 717-861-2727
Fort Indiantown Gap Fire Department
The Fort Indiantown Gap Fire Department is responsible for all fire emergencies on the installation and responds to local municipalities for mutual aid assistance calls. The department is staffed with PAARNG Soldiers and federal and state officers 365 days a year.
OTHER INSTALLATION SERVICES
The Public Affairs Office is responsible for community relations, media relations and internal information for both the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Pennsylvania National Guard. Please contact them for any media inquiries.
Photos are taken three to four days each month by scheduled appointment. To schedule a DA photo at Fort Indiantown Gap, visit www.vios.army.mil and fill out a work order. Photo appointments are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Human Resource and Employment Information
Building S-0-47 (Edward Martin Hall)
This office is dedicated to serving the Pennsylvania Army and Air National Guard full-time technician and Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) force. For additional employment information and current job opportunities, visit www.png.pa.gov.
Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs
The Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs is the link between the adjutant general (TAG – PG 1), the United States Congress and the Pennsylvania General Assembly regarding plans, programs, budget, policies and activities. It also provides TAG – PG 1 with legislative advice, updates and recommendations on congressional issues affecting the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Pennsylvania National Guard.