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Little Rock AFB Our Military Arrival

See the Getting To & Around Pulaski and Lonoke counties chapter on Page 20 for information about local airports and public transportation. The closest commercial flights land at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, about 20 miles from the base. Transportation is not provided to the base.

SPONSORSHIP

Contact your sponsor with your estimated arrival time and flight information, if applicable, before your arrival at Little Rock Air Force Base.

Sponsorship is vital to the relocation process. Don’t PCS without talking to your sponsor before departing for Little Rock Air Force Base. Your sponsor will answer any questions you have about the base and the local area, make lodging/dorm arrangements and meet you upon arrival. Your sponsor will be there to help you and your family as you settle into your new community.

If you have not been in touch with a sponsor and your departure is nearing, contact your gaining unit, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 501-987-2667 or email your contact information and arrival date to 19FSS.Manpower@us.af.mil.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Cellphone use by the driver of a moving motor vehicle is prohibited on all DOD installations unless the cellphone is used with a hands-free device.

From Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

If you drive from the airport, you will need to take Loop 440 North (toward Jacksonville) to Highway 67/167 North to Jacksonville. Take Exit 11, then turn left and drive about 2 miles to the main base gate.

From Interstate 30 or 40

From Interstate 30 or 40, take U.S. Highway 67/167, then take Exit 155 to the base. When you reach Jacksonville, take the Air Base Exit 11 to reach the main gate. Stop at the Visitor Center at the gate for a base map.

CHECK-IN PROCEDURES

Military Personnel Section

Building 1255 501-987-6831

www.rockinattherock.com/mps 

When you arrive at the base, you are required to inprocess with Military Personnel Section customer support. Bring your sealed envelope and Newcomers Inprocessing Sheet (provided by your unit). You must be in uniform, accompanied by your sponsor. If you arrive during non-duty hours, on a weekend or holiday and need assistance, call the Lodging Office in Building 1024 at 501-987-6652/6753.

When you inprocess with the MPS, you will be given an appointment to attend a Newcomer’s Orientation Event; if you are a first-term Airman, you will be signed up to attend the First Term Airman’s Center. All first-duty station officers must call or report to the Airman & Family Readiness Center in the Walters Community Support Center, Building 940, to schedule a mandatory financial briefing.

Newcomers’ Orientation Event

Your one-stop inprocessing will be at the Newcomers Orientation Event the first and third Wednesday of every month at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Building 940. At orientation, you will be greeted by base leadership, meet local community representatives and receive all of your mandatory inprocessing briefings including medical. The event is mandatory for military members, but spouses and new civilian employees are also encouraged to attend. All spouses are also encouraged to attend the quarterly Heartlink get-together offered at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Call 501-987-2667 for more information.

TEMPORARY LODGING

Razorback Inn

Building 1024, Cannon Circle 501-987-6753

www.rockinattherock.com/lodging 

The Razorback Inn provides safe, comfortable and clean accommodations for C-130 students, active-duty military members and their families who are being assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base as well as retired military personnel traveling in Arkansas. Check-in time is 2 p.m. Checkout time is 11 a.m. The inn accepts cash, check, Visa, MasterCard and USAF Services Proprietary Cards, and payment must be made in advance. All lodging facilities are nonsmoking.

Temporary lodging facilities available to personnel on accompanied PCS status feature one- or two-bedroom suites with washer/dryer, cooking facilities, sleeper sofa and a crib and high chair upon request. Pets (up to two cats/dogs) are allowed in limited accommodations for an additional fee. Pet shot records are required at check-in. Pit bulls, Rottweilers and Doberman pinschers are not permitted.

Check the website for current room rates.

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