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Directions to Lackland AFB w/GPS




How do I get to base?

**When approaching the gates between dusk and dawn, please turn off headlights.

  • If you're using GPS:  

         Valley Hi gate is 1033 Truemper St, Lackland AFB. 

         Luke East Gate is currently open: Luke East Gate 2196 Luke Blvd, Lackland AFB.
                 The Luke East gate Visitors center is small building to the right of the gate, enter the parking lot if you need to go. If you do not need to, go through gate to get to visitors center.


  • Directions to Lackland from the Airport:

San Antonio International Airport 9800 Airport Blvd San Antonio, TX 78216 is the nearest airport to Lackland,

AFB. Most major airlines will fly in & out; American Continental, Delta, Southwest, United & US Airways. The airport is 17 miles from Lackland AFB. Travel is via a four lane divided highway on Interstate 410 or by shuttle services. Taxi will be approximately $50 one way.

1. Head northwest on E Terminal Dr 0.5 mi

2. Continue onto Airport Blvd 0.3 mi

3. Turn right onto NE Interstate 410 Loop ... 0.3 mi

4. Take the ramp on the left onto I-410 W 14.2 mi

5. Take exit 6 toward U.S. 90/Del Rio/San Antonio 0.2 mi

6. Merge onto access road 0.7 mi

7.  Stay in left lane till past the US 90-W entrance then get in right lane and after going under bridge take the US-90 E ramp toward  San Antonio 0.1 mi

8. Merge onto US-90 Access E 1.3 mi

9. Turn right onto W Military Dr, go under first pedestrian bridge, get in left lane and the Luke East gate will be at next light.

 For Thursdays Events: Basic Training Pfingston Reception center 1800 Truemper St, Lackland AFB


  •  Gate Closures & hours:  

This link will take you a map with the gates locations and hours of operation:

 Gate Hours Map

 The Selfridge Ave West Gate (Gate 4) will be open from 0600-1400 Monday through Friday for inbound and outbound traffic. Outbound traffic only, Monday through Friday, 1530-1730. Closed weekends until further notice.

Please keep this in mind as you're traveling to Lackland, as it may cause additional traffic & congestion entering the base or a delay with passes due to the number of guests now using this Visitor's Center.

 If you have any questions, please contact the BMT Reception Center at 210-671-3024.


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