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United States Air Force
5837 D Avenue
Hill AFB, UT 84056-5720
Hill AFB is at Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Alpha. For specific Hill AFB COVID-19 information go to: https://www.hill.af.mil/coronavirus/
The mission of Ogden Air Logistics Center is to provide quality products and services that equip, maintain and sustain operational forces as they execute national defense policy around the world. The 75th Air Base Wing provides base operating support for the Ogden Air Logistics Center, the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings, and 25 tenant units. We deliver superior support anytime, anywhere while exceeding customer expectations for service, quality, timeliness and value. The 388th Fighter Wing provides dominant combat airpower and world-class test and training opportunities to fight and win any conflict. The 419th Fighter Wing provides a combat capable force that can be sent to fight anywhere in the world when called to active duty during a national emergency.
The base traces its beginnings to 1934, with the establishment of a temporary Army Air Corps depot in Salt Lake City which supported airmail operations. Due to this activity, representatives promoted the area as a possible site for a permanent installation. In 1939, $8M was earmarked for construction of an air depot near Ogden, Utah. The site was officially named Hill Field on December 1, 1939, after Maj. Ployer P. Hill. Since it's inception, Hill Air Force Base has played a major role in the United States Air Force war fighting efforts from WWII to the present day. Hill is a hub of activity for the depot maintenance of numerous aircraft and weapons systems, as well as other military logistics and parts programs. The base is also home to the 75th Air Base Wing and the flying activities of the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings. For a complete history on Hill Air Force Base please go to the installation homepage.
(2022): Davis County: 368,621; Weber County: 273,761
Hill Air Force Base has grown significantly during the years and is the largest single-site employer in Utah, with more than 22,000 military and civilian employees.
Hill Air Force base is located in Davis County in northern Utah, bordered by the Wasatch Mountains and approximately 30 miles north of Salt Lake City. A great number of military members live in the surrounding towns of Clearfield, Clinton, Layton, Sunset, Roy, Riverdale and Ogden. Salt Lake City is a short drive away and has numerous entertainment and cultural activities available for everyone. The Wasatch Valley is military friendly and offers a great environment to call home. If you are an outdoors person, you are in the right place. Utah is known for the "Greatest Snow on Earth" in the winter and the best hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, biking and four-wheeling the rest of the year!
Hill Air Force Base has three gates. The primary entrances are the South and West Gates. For purposes of these directions, the South Gate is used. It is recommended that newcomers arriving at Hill Air Force Base for the first time should use the South Gate.
Getting to Hill Air Force Base is very easy. The base is located beside I-15, about 30 miles north of Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake City International Airport.
If arriving at Hill Air Force Base by air, you will fly into the Salt Lake City International Airport. The airport is serviced by 15 airlines so it is generally easy to get a flight in or out. There are rental cars, buses, taxis and limos available at the airport if transportation to the base is needed. Driving directions from the airport are shown below.
From the Airport
Exit the airport and take the left ramp onto I-80 East toward Ogden/Provo. Take Exit #117 onto I-215 North toward Ogden. I-215 North merges onto I-15 North. The New Legacy Parkway is also available; take Exit #28 off of I-215 onto Legacy Parkway. Follow it until it merges back into I-15. Continue following I-15 North to Exit 331, Hill Field Road. Turn right at the ramp exit (Hill Field Road) and proceed straight to the South Gate of Hill Air Force Base; approximately 3 miles.
From the East
Follow I-84 West to Exit #87 South toward Salt Lake City. Proceed south on US-89 to Hwy 193, (Hill Air Force Base exit). Follow Hwy 193 West for approximately 4 miles. The South Gate will be on your right.
From the West
Follow I-80 East to I-215 North toward Ogden. I-215 North merges onto I-15 North. The New Legacy Parkway is also available; take Exit #28 off of I-215 onto Legacy Parkway. Follow it until it merges back into I-15. Continue following I-15 North to Exit #331, Hill Field Road. Turn right at the ramp exit (Hill Field Road) and proceed straight to the South Gate of Hill Air Force Base, approximately 3 miles.
From the North
Follow I-15 South to Exit #334, turn left at the ramp exit onto Hwy 193. Follow Hwy 193 for about 2 miles to Hill Field Road. The South Gate will be on the left.
From the South
Follow I-15 North to Exit #331, Hill Field Road. Turn right at the ramp exit (Hill Field Road) and proceed straight to the South Gate of Hill Air Force Base, approximately 3 miles.
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Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has bus services that includes stops in Ogden, Clearfield, Layton and West Roy. The FrontRunner, a state-of-the art commuter train, provides rail service with stations in Salt Lake City, Woods Cross, Farmington, Layton, Clearfield, Roy and Ogden. FrontRuner stations have connections to the bus system and park and ride lots. UTA also provides information and a ride-matching database for residents who want to carpool. For more information and to see fares, schedules and routes visit Utah Transit Authority.