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Traffic Management Office
681 Second Street
Holloman AFB, NM 88330
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Policies and rules for shipping pets vary at each installation. It’s important to understand the regulations, prohibitions and laws at your new installation before moving with a pet. Below, you’ll find installation-specific details for registering, boarding and transporting your pet.
There is no animal quarantine in New Mexico.
Always contact your TMO/Passenger Movement Office for booking PCS Air Movement either for MILAIR or Commercial Air for Service Members, Dependents and their Pets. El Paso International Airport, TX (85 miles to the South of Holloman) is the DOD Assigned Airport to Holloman AFB per JTR. Official Commercial Air Movement to Holloman AFB, NM is only authorized through El Paso International Airport. Commercial Air Movement for Service Members with Pets will only be made with servicing commercial airlines to El Paso is limited to "in-cabin" only between the months of May-Sep due to high temperatures, as well off and on during the Winter Months due to freezing temperatures. This will limit the size/weight of the Pet/kennel to 25lbs total due to "in-cabin" shipment. Options of arriving via DALLAS-FT WORTH (DFW) International Airport, TX in-conjunction with picking up POV from the Vehicle Processing Center (VPC) at DFW (when shipment of POC is authorized from OCONUS assignments). DFW is a much larger airport with larger aircraft to handle large pet movements in the cargo hold of a commercial passenger aircraft. Currently, the largest passenger aircraft going in/out of El Paso is a B737.
As you begin your relocation, you should update pet identification tags. If your animal is lost while you are en route, a tag listing your old address and disconnected phone number will not help you be reunited. A good idea is to identify a friend or family member as a contact while you are on the road. As soon as you get your new address and phone number at this base, you should then get an updated tag.
Specific instructions, cost and reservations for air shipment by military or commercial carrier should be obtained directly from the carrier well in advance of travel in order to avoid delays or disappointments. Age, health, crating and environmental restrictions may apply. To protect your pet, shipment of pets into the El Paso Airport may be restricted, especially during hot or cold weather extremes. Work closely with your air carrier to avoid disappointment.
To register and schedule your pet for an appointment, contact Holloman Air Force Base Veterinary Treatment Facility at 575-572-3303 or email HollomanVTF233@gmail.com for registration forms. PCSing overseas with your pets? Check out the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, and contact your veterinary clinic to start the process for an International Health Certificate as soon as possible.
Holloman Inn has a limited number of pet-friendly rooms available, with an addtional flat fee of ten dollars. Only cats and dogs are permitted (two pets maximum) and must have current vaccination record's. Lodging managers may waive additional requests on a case-by case-basis.
There are no kennels on Holloman Air Force Base. Your sponsor can be of great help to you in trying to make a boarding kennel selection based on facilities and driving time from Holloman.