What command is NAS Pensacola?
What command is NAS Pensacola?
|Naval Air Station Pensacola|
|Current commander||Captain Timothy F. Kinsella Jr|
|Garrison||Training Air Wing Six|
Why is NAS Pensacola closed?
Since the 2019 terrorist attack at NAS Pensacola, access to the base has been limited to holders of Department of Defense ID cards and their guests. For seven months in 2020, the museum also was closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum currently has 38 employees working, with the rest on furlough.
Are civilians allowed on NAS Pensacola?
Currently, only DoD ID card holders and certain Veterans Health Identification card holders may access NAS Pensacola to visit the Lighthouse. For civilians seeking access, visit our Events Page, or our trusted parter Go Retro at http://goretro.us/Tour/Naval_Heritage for information on their Naval Heritage tour.
How many people are stationed at NAS Pensacola?
NAS Pensacola, situated in Escambia County, employs more than 16,000 military and 7,400 civilian personnel.
Is NAS Pensacola Open for visitors?
The NAS Pensacola VCC hours of operation are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat/Sun. For additional questions on access, please contact the VCC at (850) 452-4153.
Who can visit NAS Pensacola?
Access to the air station and therefore the museum is limited to all holders of current Department of Defense (DoD) ID. Under the Trusted Traveler Program, he/she may escort up to 15 guests (limited to two vehicles, including the vehicle with the DoD ID card holder).
Is NAS Pensacola allowing visitors?
Who can visit? The National Naval Aviation Museum is located on board NAS Pensacola. Access to the air station and therefore the museum is limited to all holders of current Department of Defense (DoD) ID.
Can I visit NAS Pensacola?
Today NAS Pensacola counts more than 1 million visitors annually, and for good reason – you’ll find several points of interest are located on base, and many of them are free or available to visit at a modest admission charge.
How do I get access to NAS Pensacola?
Visitors to the Barrancas National Cemetery may obtain a visitor’s pass from the Visitors Control Center (VCC), Bldg. 777 at the Main Gate. The NAS Pensacola VCC hours of operation are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat/Sun. For additional questions on access, please contact the VCC at (850) 452-4153.
What military bases are in Pensacola Florida?
- Pensacola Florida Military Bases.
- Naval Air Station Pensacola.
- Naval Air Station Whiting Field.
- Hurlburt Field.
- Eglin Air Force Base.
What days do the Blue Angels practice?
Practice days for the US Navy Blue Angels are held at NAS Pensacola on the following Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The practice times are usually around 11:30 am and lasts about 45-55 minutes. After some of the Wednesday practices, members of the Blue Angels meet fans for a meet and greet and autographs.
What is Pensacola known for?
Pensacola is proud of its rich heritage and significant place in America’s history. Often referred to as “The City of Five Flags”, Pensacola is known for having changed ownership several times. The Spanish, French, British, Confederate, and American flags have all flown over our beautiful city.