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Robins AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center (2021 Edition)
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Robins AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to Robins Air Force Base, located in the community of Warner Robins, Georgia. The base hosts a population of about 1,500 on its 6,935 acres. It’s the largest single industrial site in the entire state of Georgia.

Warner Robins is a growing city supported by Robins AFB and the families that the base brings to the area, making the city a true military town. You will find a close-knit community here in Warner Robins. The area has a wide range of outdoor activities and still isn’t too far off from Atlanta that could provide a destination for a weekend trip.

We hope this guide helps you get settled in your new base and helps take some of the stress from moving away. Find out all you need to know about what you’ll be in for by reading our Robins AFB in-depth welcome center guide.

  1. Where Is Robins AFB?
  2. Google Map View
  3. Getting There – Directions to the Base
  4. Entering Robins AFB and Base Amenities
  5. Where Should I Live Near Robins AFB?
  6. What Schools are Near Robins AFB?
  7. What’s the Weather Like in Robins AFB?
  8. Things to Do Around Robins AFB

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. Check individual websites, there’s no shortage of accessibility getting around the area.

Where Is Robins AFB Located?

Robins Air Force Base Welcome & Visitors Center
Oak Ave,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Hours:

  • Monday-Friday – 0730-1530
  • Saturday/Sunday – Closed
  • Federal Holidays – Closed

Robins AFB Map

Robins AFB map

Directions to Robins AFB

Driving Directions

From Warner Robins
  1. Head East on Watson Blvd
  2. Continue across US 129
  3. Enter through Robins AFB through Gate 3
From Atlanta
  1. Take I-75 South
  2. Merge onto GA-247 S/US-41 S/Pio Nono Ave toward Warner Robins
  3. Turn right onto US-129 S/Houston Rd
  4. Turn left onto Watson Blvd
  5. Continue straight and enter through Robins AFB through Gate 3
From Middle Georgia Regional Airport
  1. Follow Airport Dr, Industrial Park Dr and Industrial Park Dr Exd to US-129 S
  2. Turn right onto US-129 S
  3. Turn left onto Watson Blvd
  4. Continue straight and enter through Robins AFB through Gate 3
Greyhound Bus Station
  1. Take I-75 N toward Macon
  2. Merge onto GA-247CONN/Centerville Rd
  3. Continue straight onto Watson Blvd
  4. Continue straight and enter through Robins AFB through Gate 3

Amtrak

Unfortunately, there are no Amtrak lines that service Warner Robins.

Flights To Robins Air Force Base

The closest airport to Robins AFB is the Middle Georgia Regional Airport. For a larger airport, you will have to look to Atlanta and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Robins AFB Transportation Office

Robins Air Force Base Household Goods/Transportation Office
375 Terry Street Building #914
Robins AFB, GA, 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 222-0119
Hours:

  • Monday: 0800 to 1600
  • Tuesday: 0800 to 1430
  • Wednesday – Friday: 0800 to 1600
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Entering Robins AFB

Entering Robins AFB and Base Amenities

All drivers on base must have a valid military ID, veterans or retiree ID, a valid driver’s license, and a valid driver’s insurance card. For visitor’s passes, head to the Visitor’s Center near Gate 3 and sign in.

Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel

Any military members entering the base can enter through Gate 3 that is open 24 hours a day. All active-duty military personnel must use the arrival point in the unit Commander Support Staff. Outside of normal duty hours, report to the Robins Lodging Office in building 557.

Robins Air Force Base Visitor Center

Robins AFB Welcome and Visitor Center
Oak Ave,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 1 (478) 926-4208
Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 0730 – 1530
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Federal Holidays: Closed

Robins AFB DEERS Office

Robins AFB ID Card & DEERS Office
660 Macon Street Building #767
Robins AFB, GA, 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 327-5666

Robins AFB ID Card & DEERS Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday – 0730 – 1530
  • Saturday/Sunday – Closed
  • Federal Holidays – Closed

Robins AFB Gate Hours

Robins AFB has 3 three gates for three points of access. The West gate is considered the Main Gate into Robins AFB.

  • Gate 3, the Watson gate: Open 24/7
  • Gate 1, the Green Street gate: Mon-Fri (except holidays) 0500 to 1800
  • Gate 4, the truck gate: Mon-Fri (except holidays) 0600 to 1800
  • Gate 14, the Russell Parkway gate: Open every day 0500 to 2200
  • Gate 5, the MLK Boulevard gate: Closed Temporarily
  • Gate 15, the Air National Guard gate: Closed

Robins AFB Commissary

Robins AFB Commissary

923 Macon Street Building #923
Robins AFB, GA, 31098
Phone: 1(478) 222-7616

Robins AFB Commissary Hours

  • Sunday: 1000 – 1800
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday – Friday: 0900 – 1800
  • Saturday: 1000 – 1800

Robins AFB BX

Robins Air Force Base Exchange
Bldg 982 Macon St
Robins AFB, GA 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 923-5536

Robins AFB Exchange Hours

  • Monday-Saturday: 0900-1900
  • Saturday and Sunday: 1000-1800

Robins AFB Barber Shops

Robins AFB Barber Shops

982 Macon St.
Robins AFB, GA, 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 923-5421

Robins AFB Main Exchange Barber Shop Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 0900-1700
  • Saturday: 0900-1600
  • Sunday: Closed

Robins Post Office

Robins Air Force Base Post Office
740 Macon St Ste 100
Warner Robins, GA 31098-2206
Phone: 1 (478) 926-3078

Robins AFB Post Office Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 0900 to 1700
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Robins AFB Finance

455 Byron Street,
Robins AFB, GA 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 926-4022

Robins AFB Finance Office Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 0830 to 1500
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
    NOTE: The Finance Office is closed every first Wednesday of the month from 0800 to 1130.

Robins AFB Legal Office

215 Page Road Suite 186 Building 215
Robins AFB, GA 31098
Phone: 1 (478) 926-9276

Robins AFB Legal Office Hours (By appointment only)

  • Tuesday: 1300 to 1500
  • Thursday: 0900 to 1100

Robins AFB Library

620 Ninth St. Building #905
Robins AFB, GA, 31098
Phone: 1 (719) 556-7462

Robins AFB Library Hours

  • Monday: 0900 to 1700
  • Tuesday: 0900 to 1900
  • Wednesday: 0900 to 1900
  • Thursday: 0900 to 1900
  • Friday: 0900 to 1600
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Hotels Near Robins AFB

Hotels Near Robins AFB, GA

Warner Robins is home to many hotel options, especially near Robins AFB. We’ve selected a few for you to consider if you need a stay at one of the hotels near base.

Comfort Inn & Suites
95 GA-247 South,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 1 (478) 225-0365

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western
102 Rigby Dr,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 1 (478) 918-0046

Ramada by Wyndham & Suites Warner Robins
2024 Watson Blvd,
Warner Robins, GA 31093
Phone: 1 (478) 225-4775

Courtyard by Marriott Warner Robins
589 Carl Vinson Pkwy,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 1 (478) 602-6200

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
221 Margie Dr,
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 1 (478) 953-4200

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

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

Where Should I Live Near Robins AFB?

Where Should I Live Near Robins AFB?

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.

Cities Near Robins Air Force Base

Robins Air Force Base is located in the very heart of Georgia in the city of Warner Robins. The base’s immediate radius has a few options on where to live and offers everything from classic southern countryside to metropolitan living. You will be in the metro area of Warner Robins, but nearby you will have the city of Macon just 15 miles north of the base.

Best Places to Live Near Robins Air Force Base

Warner Robins

The most obvious choice is sometimes one of the best choices too. Robins AFB is in the Warner Robins metro area, which makes it the most convenient option to set up residence. Warner Robins is in the process of expansion. It was once a part of a greater Warner Robins-Macon metro area but has recently been made its own. There are plans to increase the growth of a central downtown area to promote shopping and entertainment.

Macon

About 15 miles north of Warner Robins is the city of Macon. Another great location to consider, Macon has a historic downtown area and features plentiful outdoor activities. If you want to get away on a nature hike or just head down to one of the local open-air produce markets or orchards, Macon won’t let you down.

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

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

Robins AFB Schools

Robins AFB Schools

Robins AFB has multiple options for schooling for families with children of all schooling ages. Although Robins AFB doesn’t have any schools actually on base, there are still plenty of options near base. If you live on base with school-aged kids, they will attend either Linwood Elementary, Huntington Middle, or Warner Robins High School in the Houston County Public School district. Off base, there are 23 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 6 high schools in this district.

Robins AFB Weather

Robins AFB Weather

In the heart of the south, you are sure to get humidity. The summers are hot, muggy, and humid. They typically last a long time as opposed to the relatively short winters in comparison, which are typically fairly mild and wet. Over the course of a year, the temperature ranges usually stay within 40 degrees to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, rarely going outside of this range.

Things to do Robins AFB

Things to Do Near Robins AFB

Robins AFB is in the center of Georgia and has some great outdoor activities for all ages. From parks to lakes to trails for outdoor adventures, you are sure to find something you love. There’s no shortage of history in the area either. The Museum of Aviation is right on base. Nearby in the city of Macon, you can also explore the historic downtown area. Atlanta is also a weekend trip away if you want to escape to a larger metro area for a few days.

Suggested Read: 15 Of the Best Things to Do Near Robins AFB

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Conclusion

Relocating can be a stressful experience, but we hope this guide has given you a clearer picture of the area surrounding Robins AFB. We hope that you find your next adventure here around the base, whether in one of the close-knit communities of Warner Robins or exploring the southern heartland.

 

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