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NAS Fallon: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)
NAS Fallon: In-Depth Welcome CenterNAS Fallon: In-Depth Welcome Center

NAS Fallon: In-Depth Welcome Center (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to NAS Fallon! This premiere training base is located an hour east of Reno, Nevada and only a 6 hour drive from the famous Las Vegas strip. Located in Churchill County, Naval Air Station Fallon is home to the legendary Naval Fighter Weapons School better known as TOPGUN.

Over 3,000 active duty personnel, civilian employees and DoD contractors enjoy a high quality of life that is enhanced by the numerous facilities on base and by those within the surrounding areas. Churchill County’s population is approximately 25,516 with the city of Fallon’s population at approximately 9,327.

PCSing may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Continue reading for our in-depth guide on NAS Fallon to assist you in your transition and move to your new home.

1. Where Is Naval Air Station Fallon?
2. Google Map View
3. Getting There – Directions to the Base
4. Entering Naval Air Station Fallon and Amenities

5. Where Should I Live Near Naval Air Station Fallon?
6. What Schools Are Near Naval Air Station Fallon?
7. What’s the Weather Like in Naval Air Station Fallon?
8. Things To Do Near Naval Air Station Fallon

Where Is NAS Fallon?

Where Is NAS Fallon?

NAS Fallon is part of the Navy Region Southwest located in Churchill County, Nevada. Located approximately 5 miles away from the town of the same name, Naval Air Station Fallon is located in the high desert of Nevada in the Lahontan Valley. This military base is considered remote duty. NAS Fallon is roughly 70 miles from the nearest major airport (Reno-Tahoe International) and is six hours from Las Vegas. Nearby Reno is only an hour away.

NAS Fallon
4755 Pasture Rd.
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2880

NAS Fallon Base Map

NAS Fallon Directions

Reno-Tahoe International Airport Transportation

If you are flying into the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, you need to contact your Sponsor at least two to three days prior to arrival, and make arrangements to be picked up. The airport is about an hour and a half, one way, from Naval Air Station Fallon. If you have not made prior arrangements, you can call 775-426-8257. There will no longer be a base Duty Driver. Departments and Tenant Commands will be required to provide for their personnel (TAD, PCS, etc.) as needed. The taxi fare to Naval Air Station Fallon from the Reno-Tahoe airport will exceed $100.00, which is only reimbursable in certain circumstances.

Driving Directions To NAS Fallon

NAS Fallon is located approximately seven miles southeast of the community of Fallon. The main highways passing through the town are U.S. Highways 50 and 95. Both provide easy access to the air station. Simply follow the signs to NAS Fallon off the main roads. Interstate 80 is approximately 30 miles from Fallon and is accessible from either Highway 95 or Alternate 50.

From Reno-Tahoe International Airport

The closest airport to NAS Fallon is Reno-Tahoe International Airport which is located approximately 70 miles from the base. There is no military shuttle service to NAS Fallon. New arrivals are directed to contact their sponsor for transportation for help locating a ride from the airport to the base.

Commercial taxis, shuttle buses, or other on-the-economy transport is available but the cost of getting from the airport to the base may approach $100. Be sure to document any such expenses and save all receipts for filing in a travel voucher.

By Vehicle

1.Take I-80 East to the Fernley/Fallon exit (#48) veer right, continue through 1 light, over bridge and at the round-about make ¾ circle onto Alternate US-50. Alternate US-50 will take you directly into Fallon. In Fallon, US-50 turns into Williams Avenue. Continue down Williams to Taylor Street (US-95 south) Turn right onto Taylor Street. Approximately 5 miles out of town turn left on Union Lane. Proceed east to Pasture Road. Turn left onto Pasture Road; the main gate will be approximately 1/4 mile on your right.

2. Take US-95 North and turn right onto Union Lane. (Sign points to NAS Fallon). Continue down Union Lane to Pasture Road and turn left. The main gate will be approximately 1/4 mile on your right.

Currently, there is no base transportation on this installation.

NAS Fallon Transportation Office

Traffic Management Office (TMO) Household Goods
Carson Road
Bldg. 66
Fallon, NV, 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3470

Entering NAS Fallon and Base Amenities

Entering NAS Fallon and Base Amenities

Guards will conduct a 100% ID check at all gates. All visitors must have a valid military ID or proceed to the visitor control center for a pass.

Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Sailors reporting to Naval Air Station Fallon must check in at the NAS Fallon Administration Office, Building 350, upon arrival. All calls after normal working hours should be made to the NAS Fallon Command Duty Officer cell phone at 1 (775) 848-5931. Personnel checking in or out of the command on PCS or temporary additional duty orders after normal hours should be directed to Central Billeting, Building 354. Front desk personnel will endorse your orders and log the arrival/departure. Make sure to submit a proper leave request prior to taking permissive leave for a house-hunting trip.

The next step is to stop by the Administration Office, located in Building 350, for processing in. You can expect the check-in process to take several days. Make sure you have contacted your sponsor prior to your arrival. Once you arrive with family members, you will be screened at the Administration Office for entitlement of up to 10 days of Temporary Lodging Allowance/Expense.

NAS Fallon Administration Office
Bldg. 350
Fallon, NV, 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2713

Ensure you hand-carry your important documents such as marriage certificate, permanent change of station orders, household good inventories, birth certificates, travel voucher, school records, children’s shot records, and anything you do not want to be lost or destroyed.

NAS Fallon Visitor Center

Fleet and Family Support Center
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 309 on Churchill Avenue
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3333
Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 0730-1600
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
  • Outside of business hours call 1 (775) 426-3333 for assistance.

NAS Fallon DEERS Office

Customer Service, ID Cards, and DEERS
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg 309 on Churchill Avenue
Fallon, NV 89496.
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2808

NAS Fallon Gate Hours

NAS Fallon has three access points, and sits on the east side of Fallon, NV. The Main Gate is open 24 hours. South Gate is open three times a day, M-F: Inbound only, 0600-0830; In & Out, 0830-1200 and 1400-1700. The West Gate is for CVI traffic only, no POVs permitted access. The NAS Fallon Pedestrian Gate is open M-F, 0600-2000.

  • Main Gate: Open 24/7
  • South Gate: In M-F: 0600-0830, In/Out 0830-1200 & 1400-1700
  • Pedestrian Gate: M-F: 0600-2000
  • West Gate: Construction use only

NAS Fallon Commissary

NAS Fallon Commissary

Pick up groceries on base at the NAS Fallon Commissary. Always affordable and convenient.

NAS Fallon Commissary
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 340
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3420

NAS Fallon Commissary Hours

  • Tuesday: 0900-1900
  • Wednesday-Friday: 0900-1800
  • Saturday: 0900-1700
  • Sunday-Monday: Closed

NAS Fallon NEX

Fallon Navy Exchange
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 341
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2682

NAS Fallon NEX Hours

  • Monday-Saturday: 0900-1800
  • Sunday: 1100-1600

NAS Fallon Barber Shop

Barber Shop
Located inside the Navy Exchange
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 341
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2547
Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 0900 – 1700
  • Saturday: 1000 – 1400
  • Sunday: Closed

NAS Fallon Post Office

Get your letters and packages delivered where they need to go properly and on time with the help of the NAS Fallon Post Office. Check the website for hours.

NAS Fallon Post Office
120 N Maine Street
Fallon, NV 890406
Phone: 1 (775) 428-2906

NAS Fallon Finance Office

The keys to financial success are knowing where your money is going, knowing how to spend, budget, save and invest. FFSC’s financial management staff are accredited financial counselors who are experienced trainers in personal financial management and will assist you with your financial educational needs.

NAS Fallon Finance Office
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 309 on Churchill Avenue
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2730

NAS Fallon Legal

The NAS Fallon legal office is available to provide legal assistance to all active-duty members and their dependents, as well as the retiree population in the Fallon region. Call the number below to schedule an appointment.

Available assistance includes:

  • will preparation
  • powers of attorney
  • notary services
  • advice on leases
  • contracts
  • marriage dissolution
  • other civil legal problems of a personal nature
  • claims for personal property damages from PCSing

Region Legal Service Office (RLSO)
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 350 on Churchill Ave
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2711
Hours: Call to schedule an appointment.

NAS Fallon Library

Select from the featured items or use the search app to access online books, films, music and more. All of the libraries are free for active duty service members, veterans in transition, and immediate family.

MWR Digital Library
4755 Pasture Road
Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-0000

Hotels Near NAS Fallon

Hotels Near NAS Fallon

1. Best Western Fallon Inn & Suites
1035 W Williams Ave
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 423-6005

2. Holiday Inn Express Fallon
55 Commercial Way
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 428-2588

3. The Overland Hotel
125 E Center St
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 423-2719

Download MyBaseGuide’s Relocation Guide for information about hotels nearby.

Hot Tip: Download MyBaseGuide’s NAS Fallon Military Relocation Guide for information about hotels nearby.

Where To Live Near NAS Fallon?

Where To Live Near NAS Fallon?

If you’re considering living on base, check out the available on-base housing options for NAS Fallon. Otherwise, read on to find out more about living off base.

Cities Near Naval Air Station Fallon

There are several cities near NAS Fallon: Fallon, NV. Additionally, housing may also be found in the nearby communities of Schurz, Silver Springs, and Fernley. The city of Reno is about 70 miles to the west.

Best Places To Live Near Naval Air Station Fallon

Housing in Fallon, NV

Military families, Sailors and other personnel looking to live off-base can find homes for sale and for rent in the host community of Fallon, NV. Fallon is a city in Churchill County in the U.S. state of Nevada. The population was 8,606 at the time of the 2010 census. Fallon is the county seat of Churchill County and is located in the Lahontan Valley.

Look for homes and apartments for rent or sale on AHRN.com.

Hot Tip: Look for Naval Air Station Fallon homes and apartments for rent or sale, and find BAH, PCS, TLA & ETS military housing information at AHRN.com.

Naval Air Station Fallon Schools

Naval Air Station Fallon Schools

There are no DoD schools at Naval Air Station Fallon. Students who live on base, and most who live in Fallon, will attend Churchill County Schools. Bus transportation is provided. There are a few other districts in the outlying communities as well, including Fernley, Yerington, and Dayton.

Call the Churchill County School District for more specific information (contact info in the boxes below) or call the NAS Fallon School Liaison Officer at 1 (775) 240-4160.

Check out our full guide to Naval Air Station Fallon schools for a more detailed rundown.

NAS Fallon Weather

NAS Fallon Weather

At Naval Air Station Fallon, the summers are hot, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are short, very cold, snowy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 22°F to 96°F and is rarely below 10°F or above 102°F. Be sure to keep a light jacket in your car for those cool summer nights, and invest in a warm winter jacket for those cold snowy days. The best time of year to visit Naval Air Station Fallon for warm-weather activities is from late June to early September.

Things to Do Near NAS Fallon

Things To Do Near NAS Fallon

Naval Air Station Fallon has so much to offer in outdoor adventure. Although relatively isolated, NAS Fallon is only a short drive from some of the finest outdoor recreation areas in the entire country. Check out the ghost towns, historical sites and old mines of Nevada’s Old West past. There’s all of this in addition to big city excitement, too. There’s Carson City, Nevada’s state capitol and Reno with its 24-hour entertainment and casinos. Both are only an hour away from Fallon.

For more information on what is happening around the base check out our things to do and restaurant articles!

Connect with military-trusted businesses and deals exclusively at MyBaseGuide.com.

Hot Tip: Connect with military-trusted businesses and deals exclusively for Naval Air Station Fallon at MyBaseGuide.

Conclusion

Moving to a new area can be confusing so we hope this in-depth guide has given you a little peace-knowing what to expect on your new journey. Your unit sponsor and the on base resources listed above are a great place to start for any questions you may have. We hope this guide helped get you pointed in the right direction for a smooth transition. Check out MyBaseGuide.com for more information on NAS Fallon.

Welcome to Nevada!

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