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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).


   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.-10 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 

Media personnel will need pre-approval through NAS Pensacola Public Affairs Officer (PAO).


-NAS Pensacola Gate hours

NAS Pensacola Main Gate (located off of Navy BLVD and Duncan Road)
Open Monday through Sunday, 24/7

NAS Pensacola West Gate (located off of Blue Angel HWY and Radford BLVD)

Open Monday through Friday 0500-1900

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 0800-1800

Commercial Vehicle Inspection Lane (located at NAS Pensacola West Gate)

Open Monday through Friday 0730-1700

Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holiday's

CID Main Gate (located off of Chief's Way)

Open Monday through Sunday, 24/7

Corry Station Gate 7 (located off of Navy Exchange Road and Petty Officer Way)

Open Monday through Friday 0545-1700

Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holiday's

Saufley Field Main Gate (located on Saufley Field Road)

Open Monday through Sunday 24/7

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