NAS FALLON: IN-DEPTH WELCOME CENTER
IntroductionWelcome 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
- Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel
- Naval Air Station Fallon Administration Office
- Naval Air Station Fallon Visitor Center
- Naval Air Station Fallon DEERS Office
- Naval Air Station Fallon Gate Hours
- Naval Air Station Fallon Commissary
- Naval Air Station Fallon NEX
- Naval Air Station Fallon Barber Shop
- Naval Air Station Fallon Post Office
- Naval Air Station Fallon Finance Office
- Naval Air Station Fallon Legal Office
- Naval Air Station Fallon Library
- Naval Air Station Fallon Hotels
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 Fallon4755 Pasture Rd. Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2880
NAS Fallon Base Map
NAS Fallon Directions
Reno-Tahoe International Airport TransportationIf 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 FallonNAS 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 AirportThe 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 Vehicle1.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 GoodsCarson Road Bldg. 66 Fallon, NV, 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3470
Entering NAS Fallon and Base AmenitiesGuards 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 PersonnelSailors 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 OfficeBldg. 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 Center4755 Pasture Road Bldg. 309 on Churchill Avenue Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3333
- Outside of business hours
call1 (775) 426-3333 for assistance.
NAS Fallon DEERS Office
Customer Service, ID Cards, and DEERS4755 Pasture Road Bldg 309 on Churchill Avenue Fallon, NV 89496.
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2808
NAS Fallon Gate HoursNAS 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 CommissaryPick up groceries on base at the NAS Fallon Commissary. Always affordable and convenient.
NAS Fallon Commissary4755 Pasture Road Bldg. 340 Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-3420
NAS Fallon Commissary Hours
NAS Fallon NEX
Fallon Navy Exchange4755 Pasture Road Bldg. 341 Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2682
NAS Fallon NEX Hours
NAS Fallon Barber Shop
Barber ShopLocated inside the Navy Exchange 4755 Pasture Road Bldg. 341 Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2547
Monday-Friday: 0900 - 1700
Saturday: 1000 - 1400
NAS Fallon Post OfficeGet 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 Office120 N Maine Street Fallon, NV 890406
Phone: 1 (775) 428-2906
NAS Fallon Finance OfficeThe 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 Office4755 Pasture Road Bldg. 309 on Churchill Avenue Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-2730
NAS Fallon LegalThe 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
- 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 LibrarySelect 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 Library4755 Pasture Road Fallon, NV 89496
Phone: 1 (775) 426-0000
Hotels Near NAS Fallon1.
Best Western Fallon Inn & Suites1035 W Williams Ave Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 423-6005 2.
Holiday Inn Express Fallon55 Commercial Way Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 428-2588 3.
The Overland Hotel125 E Center St Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 1 (775) 423-2719
Hot Tip: Download MyBaseGuide’s NAS Fallon Military Relocation Guide for information about hotels nearby.
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 FallonThere 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, NVMilitary 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.
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Naval Air Station Fallon SchoolsThere 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 WeatherAt 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 FallonNaval 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!
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ConclusionMoving 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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