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United States Air Force
Kunsan Korea, Republic Of 96264-2102
When you arrive at your new installation, you’ll need to follow installation-specific procedures. Each installation and service handles in-processing differently. Here, you can find installation-specific guidelines and a list of documents to bring with you when checking- in. Reach out to the contacts provided if you have specific questions.
In preparation for your arrival at Kunsan, ensure you bring the sealed package/envelope given to you when out-processing your current base. This package must remain sealed and is required upon your arrival to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
Your sponsor should reach out to you within 45 days of your arrival to Kunsan AB. If you have not been assigned a sponsor or you have received no contact from your sponsor within 30 days of your departure, please contact the Relocation Program manager via email at 8FSS.AFRC.OfficialCoord@us.af.mil with your information and receiving unit's information.
Part of your initial in-processing at Kunsan will include the chance to meet the 8th Fighter Wing senior leadership. Therefore, you need to ensure that your personal appearance reflects current Air Force standards from the moment you arrive. Although you might not be in uniform, you will need to meet all other requirements of Air Force Instruction 36-2903, making exceptions for the long flight.
All inbound personnel will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19, polymerase chain reaction test prior to boarding their flight for travel into the Republic of Korea. No test of any other kind will be accepted. The test must be completed within 72 hours from the time the member boards the international leg of their flight (not the location of origin of their flight). The test results must be original and in English or Korean.
If you arrive at Incheon International Airport near Seoul you will go through customs and immigrations. After picking up any luggage, you will exit into the terminal area and be directed to a holding area. You will be restricted to this area until the designated United States Forces Korea shuttle arrives where you will then be transported to Osan AB. From Osan AB, you will then take another shuttle to be transported to Kunsan AB.
If traveling on the rotator flight into Osan AB, you will go through customs and immigrations upon arrival. After picking up any luggage, you will be escorted to a holding area then transported to Kunsan AB via shuttle.
Members will be provided a medical screening and a COVID-19 test upon arrival and then transported directly to their quarantine quarters.
Once cleared from quarantine, you will meet with your Command Support Staff and receive information concerning your next mandatory appointment - Kunsan Readiness Orientation/Newcomer Orientation. This orientation is conducted every first and third Tuesday (excluding exercises and down days) 0730-1630 in the base theater, Building 1000. You will need a copy of your PCS orders to attend Kunsan Readiness Orientation/Newcomer Orientation. At the newcomer orientation, you will receive several briefings to make your transition to Kunsan smooth.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Military Personnel Section Customer Support Section, DSN 315-782-7308, your Command Support Staff or your sponsor. Additionally, if you are having difficulty contacting your sponsor you should contact your Command Support Staff. Their contact information can be found via global or the base operator at DSN 315-782-1110. For U.S .Army personnel please call DSN 315-782-7050 for local assistance.
Mandatory Arrival Information
An electronic sponsor package can be found on the Air Force portal for Kunsan Air Base and the AF link Kunsan AB web page under Newcomers. All personnel arriving to Korea must complete U.S. Forces Korea mandatory training prior to arrival. This information can be found on the Kusan AB website. All new members are required to complete Rules of Behavior form, AF Form 4394 and DD2875 upon arrival to Kunsan. Members will not be gained to Kunsan via Virtual Enterprise Service Desk if forms are not completed prior to in-processing. If you have any questions about sponsorship, please contact your unit's Command Support Staff.