By Will Borger


Welcome to NAS North Island! Located in San Diego, California, NAS North Island is recognized as the “Birthplace of Naval Aviation” and is the home port to seven of the Navy’s aircraft carriers. Now that you have your orders and are on your way, you’re probably thinking about finding a place to live in NAS North Island housing. House hunting is difficult at the best of times, but it can be especially hard if you’re moving to a new area. To help you out, we’ve put together a guide to get you started! This guide should give you a better idea of what to expect when it comes to your choices for NAS North Island housing on base. Suggested read: NAS North Island: In-Depth Welcome Center

California BAH Rates

This link will allow you to look up the California BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) for your rank and zip code. Knowing your BAH is an important part of making a budget and guiding your home search. To learn how your military BAH rate is determined, visit our in-depth guide here.

NAS North Island Barracks

Unaccompanied Housing (UH) is provided for unaccompanied airmen and soldiers in the ranks of E-1 to E-3 and some E-4s. Each member is provided with linens at check-in. Rooms house one to two personnel, depending on pay grade and square footage. All barracks housing is equipped with lounges with televisions, washers and dryers, and vending machines. All installations in the area also have access to recreational, fitness, dining, religious, educational, and other amenities that are largely located within walking distance of UH. Sailors who live in UH also enjoy having utility bills included in their monthly payment and free laundry facilities.

Naval Air Station North Island Unaccompanied Housing

Bldg. 1500 Rodgers Rd. Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) Coronado, CA 92135


: 1 (619) 545-7545 NAS North Island Housing Office

NAS North Island Housing Office

The San Diego Naval Housing Welcome Center (HWC) should be your first point of contact when you get to NAS North Island. Contact the HWC as soon as you know you are moving. The San Diego Naval Housing Welcome Center serves all personnel in the San Diego area. The HWC provides a number of services, including assisting with temporary lodging, giving an overview of community resources and amenities, and providing maps, school information, and other community service information. They are more than capable of answering questions or offering guidance.

San Diego Naval Housing Welcome Center

Bldg. 3544 625 LeHardy St. Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) San Diego, CA 92136


: 1 (619) 556-8443


: Monday through Sunday 0800 - 1700 NAS North Island Housing Options

NAS North Island Housing Options

Liberty Military Housing at NAS North Island

On-base NAS North Island housing is privatized through Liberty Military Housing. Liberty is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and managing the community. Click here to browse their floor plans at NAS North Island, each of which offers its own amenities. Homes are two-bedroom affairs and come in one of two styles, with floor plans ranging from 1,083 square feet to 1,092 square feet. All floor plans feature one bath. The community has been recognized as a Platinum Property by CEL Group, Inc. for providing a “best in the industry” level of service.

Liberty Military Housing Flag District Office

3355 Captain’s Corner, Qtrs B San Diego, CA 92136


: 1 (619) 259-2400

Community Amenities

  • Two tot-lots with picnic areas
  • Bowling alley
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Commissary
  • NEX
  • Multiple restaurants located on base
  • Easy access to reputable K-12 schools
  • Close to the Coronado shopping center
  • Easy access to Downtown San Diego across the bay bridge
  • Close to historic Hotel Del Coronado, Sea World, the San Diego Zoo, and Balboa Park

Apartment Amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Gas range
  • Refrigerator
  • Garbage disposal
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer and dryer


Planning your move ahead of time can make a massive difference. NAS North Island housing offers plenty of options for those living on-base. Sorting through them to find “the one” may take some time, but this guide should help you at least get started. Be sure to check NAS North Island housing availability based on rank and to contact the San Diego Naval Housing Welcome Center for guidance before you dive too deeply into your search. With a little luck, you’ll be settled in and enjoying your new home quickly.



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