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NAS Lemoore: In-Depth Welcome Center (2021 Edition)
NAS Lemoore: In-Depth Welcome CenterNAS Lemoore: In-Depth Welcome Center

NAS Lemoore: In-Depth Welcome Center (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to NAS Lemoore located in Kings County, California. NAS Lemoore was first built in 1961 and today serves approximately 6,502 active military members, 7,476 active duty dependents, 10,006 retirees, 24,032 retiree dependents, 355 reservists, and 2,403 civilians.

We hope this guide assists you as you get settled in at your new base and helps remove some of the stress of moving.

1. Where Is NAS Lemoore?
2. Google Map View
3. Getting There – Directions to the Base
4. Entering NAS Lemoore and Base Amenities

5. Where Should I Live Near NAS Lemoore?
6. What Schools are Near NAS Lemoore?
7. What’s the Weather Like in NAS Lemoore?
8. Things to Do Near NAS Lemoore

COVID-19 Notice

Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, many businesses, venues, and parks may be temporarily closed or operating under restricted hours. Therefore, a place we mention here may not currently be open or available for the time being.

Where Is NAS Lemoore?

NAS Lemoore Visitor Center
Building #966
Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-4042

Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 0730 – 1600
  • Saturday, Sunday, and all federal holidays: Closed

NAS Lemoore Map

NAS Lemoore Directions

Driving Directions

  1. From Fresno International Airport
  2. From the airport, continue onto N Gateway Blvd
  3. Turn right onto E McKinley Ave
  4. Turn left after McDonald’s (on the right)
  5. Use the right 2 lanes to take the ramp onto CA-180 W
  6. Merge onto CA-180 W
  7. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 59 toward CA-41 S/Paso Robles
  8. Merge onto CA-41 S
  9. Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on CA-41 S
  10. Turn right onto Grangeville Blvd
  11. Continue onto Lemoore NAS
  12. Continue onto Gateway Rd
  13. Turn right onto Reeves Blvd
  14. Turn right in 62 ft
  15. Turn left in 262 ft
  16. Destination will be on the right

From Tulare Greyhound Bus Station

  1. From the bus station, head north on N K St toward E Cross Ave
  2. Turn left onto E Cross Ave
  3. Turn right after McDonald’s (on the right)
  4. Merge onto CA-99 N
  5. Keep left to stay on CA-99 N
  6. Use the middle lane to stay on CA-99 N
  7. Take exit 97 to merge onto CA-198 W toward Hanford/Lemoore
  8. Keep left to stay on CA-198 W
  9. Take exit 77 to merge onto CA-41 N toward Fresno
  10. Slight left in .2 miles
  11. Turn left onto Grangeville Blvd
  12. Continue onto Lemoore NAS
  13. Continue onto Gateway Rd
  14. Turn right onto Reeves Blvd
  15. Turn right in 62 ft
  16. Turn left in 262 ft
  17. Destination will be on the right

From Hanford Amtrak Station

  1. From the station, head north toward Santa Fe Ave
  2. Turn right onto W 8th St
  3. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Santa Fe Ave
  4. Turn left onto W Lacey Blvd
  5. Turn right onto Kings County Dr
  6. Continue onto W Liberty St
  7. Turn right onto Centennial Dr
  8. Turn left onto Grangeville Blvd
  9. Continue onto Lemoore NAS
  10. Continue onto Gateway Rd
  11. Turn right onto Reeves Blvd
  12. Turn right in 62 ft
  13. Turn left in 262 ft
  14. Destination will be on the right

Flights To NAS Lemoore

More than likely, you will be flying through Fresno Yosemite International Airport, since it is the closest major airport to NAS Lemoore. You can grab a taxi and other car transportation services, such as Lyft and Uber, from the airport to NAS Lemoore. Additionally, you can travel by rental car or bus.

NAS Lemoore Transportation Office

NAS Lemoore Household Goods/Transportation Office
730 Enterprise Avenue
Room 5
Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-2624

NAS Lemoore Transportation Office Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 0800 – 1630
  • Saturday/Sunday: Closed
  • Federal Holidays: Closed

 

Entering NAS Lemoore and Base Amenities

Entering NAS Lemoore and Base Amenities

The requirement for base access for all non-affiliated, unescorted workers and guests is to complete and submit SECNAV Form 5512/1 via their sponsor. Only active duty, reserve, retired, dependents (must be 16 years old or older), and DoD government employees may escort visitors onboard the installation. Sponsors must meet their escorted guest(s) at the entry control point and remain with them for the entire duration of the visit.

Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Your check-in location will vary depending on what command you’re assigned to. Make sure to check with your sponsor before arrival, read your orders carefully, and/or call the quarterdeck for specific check-in location information. If your command is currently deployed, you will need to check in with the Transient Personnel Detachment (TPD), which is located in Building 880 on the corner of Enterprise Ave and Franklin Ave. The normal working hours of the TPD is Monday-Friday from 0800 – 1600. If you arrive after their normal working hours, call the Naval Air Station Lemoore command duty officer (CDO) at 1 (559) 707-0001 and report to the Hornet Desk at the Navy Gateway Inn & Suites, Building 800 Bon Homme Richard. The phone number is 1 (559) 998-4609. Both the CDO and the Navy Gateway Inn & Suites will need to stamp your orders.

NAS Lemoore Visitor Center

Franklin Avenue
Building #966
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-4042
Hours:

  • Monday-Friday – 0730 – 1600
  • Saturday, Sunday, and all federal holidays – Closed

NAS Lemoore DEERS Office

NAS Lemoore ID Card & DEERS Office
736 Enterprise Avenue
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-4004

NAS Lemoore DEERS Office Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 0730 – 1600
  • Wednesday – 0900 – 1600
  • Saturday, Sunday, and all federal holidays – Closed

NAS Lemoore Gate Hours

NAS Lemoore has a total of four gates.

  • Gate #1 (Main Gate): Open 24/7
  • Gate #2 Post 1A/Reeves (Seabee) Gate: Monday-Friday 0600 – 1800 and Saturday-Sunday Closed
  • Gate #3 Post 11/Reeves CVI Gate: Monday-Friday 0600 – 1800 and Saturday-Sunday Closed
  • Gate #4 Post 2 Housing (AVG) Gate: Monday-Friday 0600 – 2200 and Saturday-Sunday 1000 – 2200

 

NAS Lemoore Commissary

NAS Lemoore Commissary

Bldg. 795
Reeves Blvd.
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-4669

NAS Lemoore Commissary Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 0900 – 1900
  • Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 0900 – 1800
  • Sunday: 1000 – 1800

NAS Lemoore Exchange

Building 796
796 Reeves Blvd.
NAS Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 998-4722

NAS Lemoore Exchange Hours:

  • Monday-Saturday: 0900 – 1900
  • Sunday: 1000 – 1900

 

NAS Lemoore Barber Shop

NAS Lemoore Barber Shop

251 W. D. St.
NAS Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 380-5118

NAS Lemoore Barber Shop Shop Hours:

  • Sunday and Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 0830 – 1700
  • Thursday: 0700 – 1700
  • Friday: 0600 – 1700
  • Saturday: 0600 – 1400

NAS Lemoore Post Office

826 Hancock Cir.
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (800) 275-8777

NAS Lemoore Post Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 1000 – 1300 & 1400 – 1600
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

 

NAS Lemoore Finance Office

NAS Lemoore Finance Office

966 Franklin Avenue
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-2960

NAS Lemoore Finance Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 0800 – 1630
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

730 Enterprise Blvd.
Room 302, Wing 3, Bldg. 730
NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Phone: 1 (559) 998-2800

NAS Lemoore Legal Office Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 0900-16:00
  • Friday: 0900 – 1200
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed

NAS Lemoore Library

457 C. St.
NAS Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 924-2188

NAS Lemoore Library Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 1000-1900
  • Friday-Saturday: 1100-1700
  • Sunday: Closed

 

NAS Lemoore Hotels

NAS Lemoore Hotels

NAS Lemoore has several hotel selections. We’ve selected a few for you to consider if you or your family members need a stay at one of the hotels near the base.

1. Best Western Inn & Suites Lemoore
820 E. Bush St.
Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 924-3200

2. Tachi Palace
17225 Jersey Ave.
Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 924-7751

3. Travelodge by Wyndham Lemoore Near Naval Air Station
877 E. D. St.
Lemoore, CA 93245
Phone: 1 (559) 345-6136

4. Home2 Suites by Hilton Hanford Lemoore
1589 Glendale Ave.
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: 1 (559) 587-9957

5. Sequoia Inn
1655 Mall Dr
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: 1 (559) 582-0338

 

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

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

 

Where Should I Live Near NAS Lemoore?

Where Should I Live Near NAS Lemoore?

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

Major Cities Near NAS Lemoore

NAS Lemoore offers multiple choices on where to live that will be convenient and not far from base.

Best Places to Live Near NAS Lemoore

Hanford

Hanford is approximately 19 miles east of NAS Lemoore and offers family-friendly neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are only about a 30 minute drive to base and offer a variety of reasonably priced rentals and homes for sale. Currently, the median home value in Hanford is approximately $283,000. Not only are Hanford neighborhoods a relatively short drive to NAS Lemoore, but the city also offers plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for individuals and families.

Fresno

The city of Fresno is a further drive than Hanford, clocking in at approximately 38 miles north of NAS Lemoore. However, Fresno also offers residents more of the bigger city amenities and attractions. The big city amenities come with big-city prices, so you can expect the rentals and homes for sale to cost more than what you can expect to find in cities like Hanford. Currently, the median home value in Fresno is approximately $321,000.

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

Hot Tip: Look for Fort Indiantown Gap homes and apartments for rent or sale, and find BAH, PCS, TLA & ETS military housing information at AHRN.com.

 

NAS Lemoore Schools

NAS Lemoore Schools

There are 13 school districts that comprise Kings County, where NAS Lemoore is located. The following school districts provide educational services to all of the children of NAS Lemoore: Armona Union Elementary School District, Central Union Elementary School District, Corcoran Unified School District, Hanford Elementary School District, Hanford Joint Union High School District, Island Union School District, Kings River-Hardwick School District, Kit Carson School District, Lakeside Union Elementary School District, Lemoore Elementary School District, Lemoore Union High School District, Pioneer Union Elementary School District, and Reef-Sunset Unified School District.

Check out our full guide to NAS Lemoore schools for a more detailed rundown.

NAS Lemoore Weather

NAS Lemoore Weather

At NAS Lemoore the temperature typically varies from 38°F to 98°F. Temperatures rarely drop below 28°F or climb above 104°F. The hot season in Lemoore lasts from June 3 to September 23, with an average daily high temperature above 89°F. The hottest day of the year is July 18, with an average high of 98°F and a low of 65°F. The cool season in Lemoore lasts from November 21 to February 19, with an average daily high temperature below 64°F. The coldest day of the year is December 25, with an average low of 38°F and a high of 56°F. The rainy period of the year lasts from October 15 to April 30. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around January 3, with an average total accumulation of 2.2 inches.

 

Things to Do Near NAS Lemoore

Things to Do Near NAS Lemoore

NAS Lemoore offers residents plenty of fun activities—everything from museums to a man-made wave pool for surfing. NAS Lemoore is only about a 3.5 hour drive to Santa Barbara and only about a 3 hour drive to San Francisco, both of which promise to provide nearly limitless sights and attractions for you to enjoy.

Suggested Reads: 19 Of the Best Things to Do Near NAS Lemoore and 18 of the Best Restaurants Near NAS Lemoore

 

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Hot Tip: Connect with military-trusted businesses and deals exclusively for NAS Lemoore at MyBaseGuide.

Conclusion

Relocating can oftentimes be an overwhelming and unenjoyable experience, but it is our hope that this guide will help give you a better idea of what you can expect to look forward to at NAS Lemoore and the surrounding area. We hope that you enjoy your new adventure in Lemoore, California while stationed at NAS Lemoore.

 

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