Naval Air Station Pensacola Warning
NAS Pensacola is currently open to current DoD ID card holders only. Access to the Museum and Lighthouse is limited to current DoD ID holders and their guests. Please check our Facebook page for more information:

Welcome to Naval Air Station Pensacola

Welcome to Naval Air Station Pensacola located on the Florida Gulf Coast. We are committed to fully supporting the operational and training missions of tenants assigned; enhancing the readiness of the U.S. Navy, its sister armed services and other customers.

NAS Pensacola, situated in Escambia County, employs more than 16,000 military and 7,400 civilian personnel. This includes major tenant commands: Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21 and 23, the Blue Angels, and the headquarters for Naval Education Training Command, a command which combines direction and control of all Navy education and training.


NAS Pensacola Access Procedures

All unescorted visitors to the National Naval Aviation Museum, Fort Barrancas and Pensacola Lighthouse who do not possess a DoD identification card, are required to enter the installation via the West Gate (Blue Angel Parkway).  For information on Veterans access to Exchange, Commissary or MWR facilities, please click here.


NAS Pensacola's main gate (Navy Blvd) is open to all employees, military and DoD cardholders, as well as previously vetted personnel who possess a valid visitor's pass.  Visitors to the installation and Barrancas National Cemetery may obtain a visitor's pass from the Visitors Control Center (VCC), Bldg. 777 at the main gate or may be accompanied by a federal employee or military member who will serve as their escort; this individual can escort no more than 10 people at a time and serves as a trusted individual responsible for the group. Visitors may also obtain a pass by downloading/completing Base Access Pass Registration and provide the completed document to VCC personnel upon arrival to expedite the process. NAS Pensacola VCC hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. M-F, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sat/Sun


In accordance with the REAL ID Act of 2005:

Visitors requesting installation access who are not in possession of an approved government issued credential or state driver's license compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005 must present an additional form of ID, e.g., passport, school ID, voter registration card, Native American Tribal Document, Federal, state or local issued ID card.

State driver's licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and identification cards from American Samoa are non-compliant with the Real ID Act.

For additional information and guidance regarding NAS Pensacola access, please contact the Visitor's Control Center at (850) 452-4153. To print a request for base access, click here




PENSACOLA, Fla. --- Naval Air Station Pensacola has been named a recipient of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Cultural Resources Management Award while Carrie Williams, NAS Pensacola Cultural Resources Department, received an award in the Cultural Resources Management Individual/Team category.

     The CNO Environmental Awards program recognizes Navy ships, installations, individuals, and teams for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to improving the environmental performance of the Navy.

     “Congratulations to all our accomplished winners for their impressive achievements in protecting environmental assets while maintaining mission readiness. The Navy commends you for your innovative and tireless efforts to demonstrate environmental stewardship and ensure national security,” said Vice Adm. Philip H. Cullom, deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics.

    Winners will now move on to compete at the Secretary of the Navy and then Department of Defense level of the environmental awards program.



Welcome Aboard Information
We want to welcome you to the team here at Naval Air Station Pensacola, the Cradle of Naval Aviation. When reporting during working hours between 0700 and 1600, check in with the Personnel Support Office in the NASP HQ, Richardson Building, Bldg. 1500, Room 229. After working hours or on weekends, check in with the officer of the deck located at the quarterdeck in Bldg. 1500. The quarterdeck can be reached at (850) 452-4785 / 4786 or DSN 922-4785/ 4786. For more information, call the NASP sponsor coordinator at (850)-452- 2617 or email:

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