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United States Air Force
1451 4th Street SE
Consolidated Support Building 20245
Kirtland AFB, NM 87117
Albuquerque’s cost of living is slightly below the national average.
All active duty military members qualified to receive BAH must first report to the Kirtland Housing Management Office (HMO), prior to engaging in any residential rental/lease agreement in privatized on-base housing or community (off-base) housing. This requirement also applies to home purchase agreements. All unaccompanied members below grade E5 must report to the Dorm Manager at 505-853-5479, DSN 312-263-5479, for housing assistance. For further assistance with your housing needs contact the HMO at 505-846-8217, DSN 312-246-8217.
Child Development Centers
There are two child development centers on Kirtland AFB. Both centers have a waiting list for unborn through 2 years of age. Parents are encouraged to forward a DD 2606, Department Of Defense Child Development Program Request for Care Record, to the Gibson CDC or Maxwell CDC to establish a need for care.
If you are going to bring pets to Kirtland AFB please check on the Animal Control Requirement. Vicious dogs, including Pit Bulls, American Staffordshire Bull Terriers, English Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Rottweilers (full or mixed breed), wolf hybrids, or any other breed with dominant traits geared toward aggression are banned from base housing at Kirtland AFB.
If you have emergency financial needs call 505-846-0741, DSN 312-246-0741 or stop by the Airman and Family Readiness Flight to speak with the Air Force Aid Society Officer.
The 377th Air Base Wing is the host organization at Kirtland Air Force Base. The wing reports to Air Force Global Strike Command and supports over 100 mission partners. The base and its various mission partners employs about 22,000 active duty, civilians, contractors, Guard and Reserve personnel. Kirtland AFB occupies 51,558 acres.
Firearms registration applies to all residents of Kirtland Family Housing, Fam-Camp, base dormitories, lodging facilities and government owned or operated facilities. Firearms registration is accomplished by completing an AF IMT 1314, Firearms Registration, and delivering that form to the Law Enforcement Armory. All firearms registered to owners residing in the dormitories are required to be stored in the Law Enforcement Armory immediately upon purchase of the firearm. When entering the installation while transporting firearms, immediately inform gate security personnel. Under no circumstances can firearms be left in any vehicle unattended.
The missions of Kirtland Air Force Base fall into four major categories:
Visit the Kirtland AFB official homepage to obtain more information about the mission at Kirtland AFB.
Population of Albuquerque, July 2018: 560, 218 people
Population of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area (Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, Placitas, Los Lunas, Belen, Bosque Farms, Corrales), 2017: 903,000 people
Kirtland AFB would like to welcome you to New Mexico, the "Land of Enchantment". Kirtland AFB is located in the southeast section of Albuquerque, in Bernalillo County. The base occupies over 51,000 acres and employs about 22,000 people. Albuquerque has a slightly lower cost of living than the national average. The sun shines more than 300 days a year in Albuquerque creating weather that is ideal for many outdoor activities.
The Albuquerque International Sunport is about 6 miles from Kirtland Air Force Base and shares its runways with the base.
If planning to arrive by commercial air arrange with your sponsor to assist with transportation, rent a car, take the bus, or take a taxi to the base. There are no scheduled military shuttles to the base.
Driving Directions from Albuquerque International Sunport to the Kirtland Inn (open 24 hrs on Kirtland AFB:
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INSTALLATION GATE HOURS
Wyoming Gate: 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays;
Gibson Gate: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays;
Carlisle Gate: 5:30 to 8:30 a.m., inbound, Monday through Friday; 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., outbound, Monday through Friday; Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays;
Eubank Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week;
Truman Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week;
Truman Visitor Control Center: 24 hours / 7 days a week; Kirtland Contractor Gate: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday to Friday Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays
Maxwell Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week