Directions to Main Gate:
From Philadelphia International Airport: Take I-95 north to exit for Walt Whitman Bridge (toll). After the bridge, follow the signs to I-295 north. Take I-295 north to exit 34 (Marlton, 70 east) and stay on Route 70 east for approximately 40 miles. Turn left at Route 547. Bear left on 547 and proceed about quarter mile to main gate (second gate after the industrial gate).
From Newark Airport: Take New Jersey Turnpike to Garden State Parkway south. Get on Parkway South to Exit 88 (Route 70 West). Follow signs on Route 70 west to Route 547 and turn right (Gulf station on right, McDonald's on left). Bear left on 547 and proceed about quarter mile to main gate (second gate after the industrial gate).
From the Garden State Parkway: Take exit 81A (Lakehurst/Toms River) to Highway 37 west (landmark: Community Medical Center). At the traffic circle, follow sign to Route 70 west. Take a right on Route 547 (Gulf station on right, McDonalds on left). Entrance to the base will be on the left.
Arrival by Air
The two main airports surrounding JB MDL are, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Newark International Airport (EWR).
If flying into Philadelphia, ground transportation is available through Rapid Rover and the New Jersey Transit bus line. For Rapid Rover service, call (856) 428-1500 or (609) 344-0100. For New Jersey Transit buses, visit the ticket booth located in the Greyhound Terminal of the airport or call (973) 275-5555. Additionally, the USO is located in Terminal D.
If flying into Newark, ground transportation is available through the New Jersey Transit bus line. For schedules, call (973) 275-5555. As always, it is best to pre-coordinate transportation, ask your sponsor for help, and inform him/her of your arrival date/time in advance, so they can accompany you during check-in.
Welcome Centers/PASS & DECALS Hours of Operation
Lakehurst Welcome Center
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Call: (732) 323-2693
NSA Lakehurst has a Sponsor Coordinator who will designate a sponsor. A sponsor's responsibility is to meet newcomers, escort them through the base and to make the transition as easy as possible. Contact the Command Sponsor Coordinator or Admin at 732-323-2656. Inbound service members should expect a letter or e-mail from the sponsor. The Command Sponsor Coordinator will forward a message and a Welcome aboard package. Service members in transit may forward mail, via US Mail to the member's receiving department within the command or to the sponsor. Service members may also forward mail temporarily to their home of record.
Checking Into NSA Lakehurst:
Welcome aboard to Naval Support Activity Lakehurst, part of the only Tri-Service Joint Base in the Department of Defense, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, (JBMDL). Your first stop as a new check-in will be with the Admin Office. Please ensure that your sponsor is aware of your arrival date & time.
- MILADMIN is located on Landsdowne Rd, Building 150, RM. B127.
- Monday, Wednesday and Friday, MILADMIN is open for new check-ins from 0930 to 1600.
- Tuesday and Thursday MILADMIN is open from 0800 to 1600
- Saturday and Sunday check-in; please call the duty ADMIN representative at 609-351-3118.