Kirtland AFB Community

Kirtland AFB
Serving You

Serving You

Kirtland AFB_2019 Our Military Serving You


For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit and click on selections under the “Dining /Lodging” tab.

Sparetime Grill (at Kirtland Lanes Bowling Center)
Bldg. 20228
1451 Texas St. 505-846-6851

Bogey Bar and Grill
Tijeras Arroyo Golf Course

Pennsylvania Street SE 505-846-1169

Thunderbird Inn
Military Dining Facility (DFAC)
Bldg. 20350
1450 First St. SE 505-846-8048

Flight Kitchen (24 hours) 505-846-8049

Mountain View Club
Bldg. 22000
22000 Club Road SE 505-846-5165

Jitters Coffee Shop
Consolidated Support Bldg. 20245
1451 Fourth St. 505-853-3223


Education & Training Center

Bldg. 20602
1900 Wyoming Blvd. 505-846-9933
Base training 505-846-5738
Distance learning 505-846-1748
CDC 5/7-level training 505-846-5738

The Education Center provides educational opportunities and counseling services to all Air Force members assigned to Kirtland Air Force Base, active-duty personnel, DOD civilian employees, Guard and Reserves, Sandia Labs employees and adult family members and military retirees.

There are four on-base universities represented — Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Lewis University, the University of New Haven and Wayland Baptist University — offering classes at lunchtime, evenings, weekends and through distance learning. Some provide college classes at the unit.


Airman & Family Readiness Center

Consolidated Support
Bldg. 20245, Suite 126
1451 Fourth St. SE 505-846-0741

The Airman & Family Readiness Center offers programs and services to DOD employees and their families. Programs include information and referral, relocation assistance, career focus, family life education, family readiness, personal financial management and transition assistance. The Relocation Assistance Program assists DOD employees and their families who are relocating, separating or retiring. Services include Smooth Move briefings, the Welcome to New Mexico Tour, sponsor training, Military Spouse Basic Training, one-on-one relocation assistance and the Standard Installation Topic Exchange Service. The center also has a loan closet.

The center serves active-duty military members from all services, Guard and Reserve members, retired military members and Department of Defense civilians and their family members. All services are free.

Child Development Centers

Gibson CDC
Bldg. 20160
8101 Gibson Blvd. SE 505-846-1103

Maxwell CDC
Bldg. 1914
1450 Maxwell Ave. SE 505-853-5521

The Child Development Center offers weekly care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, and hourly care is available on a space-available basis with reservations. The center provides a safe, nurturing environment that promotes the social, cognitive, language and physical development of youngsters. The centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, are certified by the Department of Defense and follow procedures based on Air Force Instruction 34-248, Department of Defense Instruction 6060.2, Air Force Inspection Checklist and local operation instructions.

Children of active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian personnel, reservists on active duty and DOD contractors are eligible. Fees are based on total family income. Registration requires a completed DD Form 2606, immunization records, leave and earnings statements, and emergency contact information.

Exceptional Family Member Program
Bldg. 47
1501 San Pedro Drive SE

This program provides special-needs families with information and referral services.

Family Child Care
Bldg. 20160
8101 Gibson Blvd. 505-846-1802

Family Child Care provides an alternative to child development center care for families that need evening care, weekend care, care for children with special needs, infants and school-age children, as well as care during swing and midnight shifts.

The program also offers an opportunity for spouses to contribute to the family income while caring for their own children.

FCC providers and their family members undergo a thorough background check and their homes are inspected for fire safety, health, safety and other requirements.

Hours and compensation are negotiated between providers and parents. For a current listing of providers, contact the FCC coordinator at 505-846-1802. A listing of providers is also available at the Family Support Center, Pediatrics Clinic, Child Development Center and Youth Center.

School Liaison
2000 Wyoming Blvd. SE 505-846-6477

The school liaison office is the connection between Kirtland AFB families and private and public schools. The office provides support to service members during all stages of transition and deployment to ensure their children receive every possible opportunity for quality education.

Youth Center
Bldg. 20234
8001 G Ave. SE 505-853-5437

The Kirtland Air Force Base Youth Center is for young people of all ages. It offers a wide variety of activities that focus on character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, informal youth sports, and fitness and recreation. Programs include before- and after-school care, Power Hour (help with homework) and sports.


Kirtland Federal Credit Union
6440 Gibson Blvd. SE
Kirtland AFB, NM 87108 505-254-4369

3650 Sherman Ave. SE
Kirtland AFB, NM 87198 505-254-4369

Navy Federal Credit Union
2600 San Pedro Drive NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110 888-842-6328


Legal Office
Bldg. 20604
2000 Wyoming Blvd. SE 505-846-4217

Assistance with power of attorney and notary documents is provided on a walk-in basis. Wills and other legal assistance are provided by appointment. Appointments are offered between 1 and 3:30 p.m. Monday and between 8:30 and 11 a.m. Wednesday and Friday.


For information about the recreational programs at Kirtland Air Force Base, visit the Kirtland Force Support Squadron online at

Tijeras Arroyo Golf Course and Clubhouse
Bldg. 28054
28054 Pennsylvania Ave. 505-846-1169

Tijeras Arroyo is a regulation 18-hole golf course with a grass driving range, chipping and putting greens and a clubhouse. Golf lessons are available.

Fitness & Sports Centers
East Side
Bldg. 20228
1451 Texas St. SE 505-846-1102

The center offers aerobics, outdoor running track, fitness assessments cardio and Nautilus equipment, handball/racquetball courts, basketball/volleyball courts, free weight rooms, tennis courts, a cycling room and football and softball fields.

West Side
Bldg. 585
4301 Aberdeen Ave. SE 505-846-1068

Kirtland’s West Side Fitness Center has a basketball/volleyball court, an outdoor basketball court, a softball field, a half-mile outdoor track, a sauna, a Jacuzzi, cardiovascular equipment, exercise equipment and free weights.

Information, Tickets & Travel
Inside the Consolidated Support Building
Bldg. 20206 505-846-2924

Find information and get military discount tickets for New Mexico attractions as well as those in Arizona, Texas, Florida, Georgia and California. Whatever the travel destination, the ITT staff can help you plan your trips with assistance with airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and even cruises.

Outdoor Recreation
Bldg. 20410
8351 Griffin Ave. 505-846-1499

Outdoor recreation has sports equipment rentals, camping gear, adventure trips, family camping, pools, climbing gym, an outdoor adventure program, bike maintenance, ski and snowboard maintenance, and RV and vehicle storage. Services are available to military ID cardholders.

Equipment rental is one of the most popular programs; it offers everything from lawn and garden items to camping and boating equipment as well as sports gear and tools. Items may be reserved 30 days in advance.

Call Outdoor Recreation for more information.

Kirtland Lanes Bowling Center
1451 Texas St. 505-846-6851

Strike up some family fun at the 12-lane bowling center, which offers shoe rental, bowling leagues, professional instruction, a pro shop and a cafe with daily specials, sweet tea, pizza and green chili stew.

Arts & Crafts Center
Bldg. 20206
8700 Frost Ave. 505-853-3003

The Arts & Crafts Center offers classes in arts and crafts, a full-service frame shop, after-school art clubs and a plaques and awards shop. Annual events include the AFMC Artist/Craftsman Contest and the Photography Contest.

Auto Hobby Shop
Bldg. 20375
2051 Texas St. SE 505-846-1104

Do your own automobile maintenance at the auto shop using its stalls, lifts and tools. The shop provides engine and computer diagnostics, tire repair and front-end alignments, and wheel balancing. The shop also offers auto classes for do-it-yourselfers and has mechanics if you prefer to leave the repairs in expert hands. Those who want to paint their vehicles have access to a paint booth and paint and body classes.

Flight Center (Aero Club)
Bldg. 333
3400 Clark Ave. 505-846-1072

The Kirtland Flight Center is an official U.S. Air Force Aero Club on Kirtland Air Force Base. Whether you are a seasoned flying veteran, a flyer looking to upgrade your skills or a greenhorn looking to earn your wings, contact the club to get started. You must meet one of the following criteria to join the club: active or retired military member, DOD contractor, Department of Energy contractor or Civil Air Patrol volunteer.


Kirtland Commissary
Bldg. 20180
7801 Gibson Blvd. 505-846-4903

Kirtland Exchange

The Kirtland Air Force Base Exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours for services outside of the Main Exchange vary, so call or visit the website for detailed information.

Main Exchange
Bldg. 20176
7901 Gibson Blvd. SE 505-232-8771

Exchange Mobile Center 505-255-1789
Military Clothing Store 505-846-6294

Exchange Restaurants

Charley’s Grilled Subs 505-265-5261
Domino’s Pizza 505-289-2900
Dunkin’ Donuts 505-265-5261
Popeyes 505-265-5261
Subway 505-265-5261


Alterations 505-255-4089
Barbershop 505-266-5181
Floral Shop 505-255-4335
GNC 505-255-4193
Laundry/Dry Cleaners 505-266-8116
Optical Clinic 505-767-7156
Optical Shop 505-767-7063
PODS 866-667-5593

Eastside Express/Firestone

Eastside Express, Bldg. 20147 505-265-9093
Kwik Kar Auto Care 505-266-5468

Other Facilities

Westside Express, Bldg. 972 505-268-5012
McDonald’s, Bldg. 20241 505-255-5363
Subway, Bldg. 944 505-268-5012


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