Higher than the U.S. National Average
New York State law requires all pistols and handguns to be registered in the state without exception. Before you can possess a pistol in New York State, you must be a resident for one year or obtain a waiver prior to your arrival.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial 719-567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.
The primary mission of Naval Support Activity, Saratoga Springs is deliver consistently efficient and effective shore readiness and operational support to the Fleet, Fighter, Family and perform host command functions in support of supported commands and the military community.
Naval Administrative Unit Scotia, NY was moved and renamed Naval Support Unit (NSU), Saratoga Springs in 1999. It was re-designated on October 1st, 2010 as Naval Support Activity (NSA) Saratoga Springs, NY. NSA supports commands within the New York State Capital Region, and is located approximately 35 miles north of the state capital, Albany. All NSA functions are located in Saratoga Springs, including the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC), Housing, Commissary and Navy Exchange. For more installation information visit the NSA Saratoga Springs, NY website. You may also visit our Facebook page.
NSA Saratoga Springs serves an active duty population of approximately 3,200.
The current population of Saratoga Springs, New York is 28,491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.
NSA Saratoga Springs serves an active duty population of approximately 3,200. In addition there is a large NY Air National Guard Base in Scotia, NY, as well as a Naval Operational Support Center (NOSC) and several Recruiting Stations within a 50 mile radius.
Welcome aboard Naval Support Facility (NSF) Saratoga Springs, New York. NSF Saratoga Springs is located in Saratoga County, one of the most scenic areas of the country, near the capital of New York State. Located between the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, this area offers numerous recreational opportunities. Saratoga Springs is a very high cost of living area. Albany, NY (ALB) is the closest servicing airport. The base operator's phone number is 518-886-0200. No DSN phone access.
From Albany International Airport to Naval Support Activity Saratoga Springs, NY
When leaving the Albany International Airport parking lot turn left onto Watervliet Shaker Road (RT.155). Stay in the left lane and follow it to Interstate 87 north. Take Interstate 87 north to exit 13N, Saratoga Springs. Take Route 9 north to Route 29 west (which is Washington Street). Follow 29 west for approx. 2 miles. The base is located on the right hand side. There are currently no Military shuttles.
The Albany International Airport is proud to offer its passengers local, regional and long-distance bus service through five bus lines.
Local -- Capital District Transit Authority
CDTA offers scheduled commuter and ShuttleFly service. ShuttleFly buses leave the Airport Monday through Friday several times each hour between 6:00 a.m. and 11:10 p.m.. ShuttleFly operates from 7:10 a.m. to 11:10 p.m. on Saturday and from 7:40 a.m. to 11:40 p.m. on Sunday. For additional information call CDTA at 518-482-8822. (CDTA link)
Long Distance -- Adirondack Trailways
Adirondack Trailways offers direct or connecting service to the following cities: Albany, Amsterdam, Boston, Buffalo, Canton, Chestertown, Clifton Park, Cobleskill, Cobleskill Campus (Coach USA connection), Glens Falls, Keene Valley, Keene, Kingston, Lake George, Lake Placid, Malone, Massena, Montreal, Newburgh, New Paltz, New York City, Oneonta (via Kingston), Paul Smiths, Plattsburg, Potsdam, Pottersville, Ridgewood, NJ (Greyhound Connection) Rochester, Rosendale Saranac Lake, Saratoga Raceway, Saratoga Springs, Schroon Lake, Syracuse, Utica, Warrensburg. Tickets may be purchased at the Information Desk. For additional information call 1-800-858-8555 or visit the company's website.
The Albany International Airport Bus schedule can be found online.
Taxi-Limousine The Albany International Airport Capitaland Taxi stand is located just outside the baggage claim area. Capitaland offers late-model, clean, full-size Ford Crown Victoria's with uniformed drivers.
As of July 1, 2005, all Capitaland Taxis will be equipped with meters to provide travelers with a fair and accurate account of their ride. Departing taxis leave the airport from the designated taxi lane. A Capitaland "starter" will direct individuals to the next waiting cab. Currently, Capitaland Taxi is authorized to pick up passengers under contract with Albany International Airport. However, passengers may call any cab company for transportation to and from Albany International Airport. Capitaland Taxi Airport Dispatch 518 242-4222. Arriving taxis may drop off their passengers directly beneath the terminal's protective canopy.
Limousine service is also available to and from the Albany International Airport.
For taxi and limousine companies, visit the Yellowpages website. Use zipcode 12207 or 12866.
Uber and Lyft are available locally.
Interstate 87 North from Albany, NY to Exit 13N. This puts you on Route 9 going North. Stay on this road for approximately 4 miles. It turns into Broadway in downtown Saratoga Springs. Turn left onto Route 29 (Washington Street) for approximately 2 miles (through six traffic lights). The base entrance will be on the right (200 yards past the 6th traffic light, Washington St - Kirby Rd intersection).
Use address: 19 J. F. King Dr. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 for GPS, Mapquest, etc.
NPTU use address: 350 Atomic Project Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Military ID and a copy of your orders are required for access to the Site.
Currently, there is no base transportation on this installation.
Base Operator 518-886-0200