See the Getting To & Around Kings and Fresno counties chapter on Page 18 for information about local airports, train service and public transportation. The closest commercial flights land at Fresno Yosemite International Airport in Fresno, about 40 miles from the station. Transportation is not provided to the station.
Contact your sponsor with your estimated arrival time and flight information if applicable before your arrival at NAS Lemoore.
Sponsorship is vital to the relocation process. Don’t PCS without talking to your sponsor before departing for NAS Lemoore. Your sponsor will answer any questions you have about the station and the local area, make lodging or dorm arrangements and meet you upon arrival. Your sponsor will be there to help you and your family until you are settled into your new community.
If you have not been in touch with a sponsor and your departure is nearing, contact your gaining unit or the Fleet & Family Support Center at 559-998-4042.
Cellphone use by the driver of a moving motor vehicle is prohibited on all Department of Defense installations unless the cellphone is used with a hands-free device.
From Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Follow signs for State Route 180 west and continue for about 2 miles. Take the Paso Robles exit toward SR 41 south and stay on SR 41 south for about 32 miles. Use the right lane to merge onto SR 198 west via the ramp to Lemoore NAS/Coalinga.
The naval air station is on SR 198, 19 miles east of Interstate 5 or 30 miles west of SR 99. Both highways provide easy access to the air station.
Arriving from the South
Take State Route 99 north to Visalia, then go west on SR 198 for 30 miles to NAS Lemoore.
Arriving from the North
Take Interstate 5 south to State Route 198, then go east for 19 miles to NAS Lemoore.
Upon arrival, all sailors and Marines should ensure their orders are endorsed to include date and time of arrival at NAS Lemoore. Check-in locations vary according to the command to which you are assigned. Check with your sponsor, read your orders or call the quarterdeck for specific information. If your command is currently deployed, you will check in with the Transient Personnel Department in Building 800 during normal working hours. After normal working hours, report to the Hornet Desk at Navy Gateway Inn & Suites.
Ensure you have submitted the proper leave request prior to taking house hunting leave. Make sure you have requested dislocation allowance prior to your relocation through your travel clerk or personnel support detachment.
If you get married before your PCS, you must inform your commander and follow the procedures exactly as they are given. The military will not pay for your spouse’s travel and housing if you do not follow proper procedures.
Navy Gateway Inn & Suites
800 Bon Homme Richard Road
Navy Gateway Inns & Suites provides safe, comfortable and clean accommodations for military, business or leisure travel needs. Temporary lodging facilities include standard and suite room types with free Wi-Fi, high-definition televisions, microwaves, refrigerators, laundry facilities and more. Pets (up to two cats or dogs) are allowed in limited accommodations for an additional fee. Breed restrictions apply; see the website to download the pet policy.
Arrange for temporary quarters as soon as you receive your PCS. Check availability and room rates online. Contact the lodging office directly for reservations with children and pet-friendly rooms.
NAVY LODGE LEMOORE
Building 919, Tracker Avenue
Navy Lodge Lemoore provides temporary lodging for incoming personnel and other authorized patrons. Amenities include free breakfast to go, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, microwaves, refrigerators and more. Pet-friendly rooms are available for an additional fee. For current rates and booking information, visit the Navy Lodge’s website.