Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake

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Naval Air Weapons Station
China Lake, CA 93554
1 (760) 939-9011

Established: 1943
Base Type: Navy


About

NAWS China Lake provides and maintains land, facilities and other assets that support the Navy’s research, development, acquisition, testing and evaluation (RDAT&E) of cutting-edge weapons systems for the warfighter. The air station is located in the Western Mojave Desert region of California, approximately 150 miles north of Los Angeles. The installation is the Navy’s largest single landholding, representing 85 percent of the Navy’s land for RDAT&E use and 38 percent of the Navy’s land holdings worldwide. In total, its two ranges and main site cover more than 1.1 million acres, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island.

 

(Source: https://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrsw/installations/naws_china_lake.html)

Gate and Hours

Main Gate
Located at the corner of China Lake Blvd. and Inyokern Road (HWY 178).
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Sandquist Gate
Located on Sandquist Road (just past the intersection of China Lake Blvd. and Inyokern Road). Open from 0500. to1800. Monday through Thursday. Closed on flex Fridays, holidays and weekends.

Lauritsen Gate
An interior installation gate located on Lauritsen Road. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Richmond Gate (“Back Gate”) Located on Richmond Road.  Hours Monday through Friday are:0500 – 0900., 100. – 1300. and 1400 – 1800.  Gate is closed on weekends and holidays. 


Quick Reference

Chapel
(760) 939-3506

Education Center
348 Rowe Street
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-8283

Finance Office
(760) 939-4717
1 Administration Circle,
China Lake, CA 93555

Housing Office
(760) 446-1320

Legal Services/JAG
(760) 939-5630

Public Affairs Office
(760) 939-1683


Base Surroundings

Maturango Museum
100 E Las Flores Ave,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-6900

The Grape Leaf
901 N Heritage Dr #102,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 446-3930

Mon Reve
126 Balsam St,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-3212

Kristys Family Restaurant
430 S China Lake Blvd,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-9132

Olveras
120 W Ridgecrest Blvd,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-7200

Ridgecrest Cinemas
1631 Triangle Dr,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 446-7771

Sierra Lanes Plaza
634 S China Lake Blvd,
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
(760) 375-1100

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

NameLevel NamePhone
Visitor's Quarters China Lake 1 (760) 939-3146
Barber Shop China Lake 1 (760) 446-6210
Total Workforce and Stategy Department China Lake 1 (760) 939-8368
Personal Property China Lake 1 (760) 939-3875
Bachelor and Family Housing Office China Lake 1 (760) 939-4450
Police Department China Lake 1 (760) 939-3323
Customer Service Desk China Lake 1 (760) 939-4717
Customer Service Desk China Lake 1 (760) 939-4732
Quarterdeck China Lake 1 (760) 939-2303
Pass and ID Office China Lake 1 (760) 939-3160
All Faith Chapel Church 1 (760) 939-3506
Enrollment EFMP 1 (760) 939-8060
Family Support EFMP 1 (619) 556-6899
Naval Branch Health Clinic EFMP Enrollment 1 (760) 939-8060
Fleet and Family Support Center EFMP Liaison 1 (559) 998-4028
Family Advocacy Program (FAP) / Counselor FFSC 1 (760) 939-8010
New Parent Awareness and Education Program FFSC 1 (760) 939-1018
Personal Financial Management FFSC 1 (760) 939-4551
Spouse Employment Assistance Program FFSC 1 (760) 939-4553
Transition Assistance Management Program FFSC 1 (760) 939-4553
Ridgecrest Branch Library 1 (760) 384-5870
Child Development Center MWR 1 (760) 939-3171
Golf Course MWR 1 (760) 939-2990
Sports and Fitness MWR 1 (760) 939-2334
Main & Personnel Offices MWR 1 (760) 939-3440
Wreck Center MWR 1 (760) 939-2739
Teen Center/Castle X MWR 1 (760) 939-8336
MWR MWR 1 (760) 939-3440
Human Resources NAF 1 (760) 939-3440
Warfare Center Weapons Division Naval Air 1 (760) 939-2201
Weapons Station Naval Air 1 (760) 939-2211
Adult School Program Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 375-8283
Navy Exchange Auto Port Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-2346
Tricare Service Center Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 446-8985
Casualty Assistant Calls Officer Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-6501
Fleet and Family Support Center Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-4545
Commissary Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-3138
Branch Dental Clinic Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-8040
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-2921
Navy Exchange Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 446-6707
China Lake Customer Service Desk (Was PSD) Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-4717
AltaOne Federal Credit Union Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 371-7000
Lincoln Military Housing Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 446-1320
Command Services/Legal Assistance Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-5630
Defense JAG/Southwest Branch Office Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (805) 982-3124
Liberty Center Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-2595
Military and Civilian Retired Affairs Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (760) 939-0978
School Liaison Officer Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (775) 240-4160
VA Facilities Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (310) 478-3711
Women, Infants and Childrens Program (WIC) Naval Air Weapons Station- China Lake 1 (800) 327-3074