Kirtland Air Force Base

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2000 Wyoming Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123
(505) 853-4636


Kirtland Air Force Base( IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ ) is a United States Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport. The base was named for the early Army aviator Col. Roy C. Kirtland. The military and the international airport share the same runways, making ABQ a joint civil-military airport. Kirtland AFB is the largest installation in Air Force Global Strike Command and sixth largest in the Air Force. The base occupies 51,558 acres and employs over 23,000 people, including more than 4,200 active duty and 1,000 Guard, plus 3,200 part-time Reserve personnel. Kirtland AFB economic impact for 2000 on the City of Albuquerque was over $2.7 billion. Kirtland is the home of the Air Force Materiel Command’s Nuclear Weapons Center (NWC). The NWC’s responsibilities include acquisition, modernization, and sustainment of nuclear system programs for both the Department of Defense and Department of Energy. The NWC is composed of two wings–the 377th Air Base Wing and 498th Nuclear Systems Wing –along with ten groups and 7 squadrons. Kirtland is home to the 58th Special Operations Wing (58 SOW), an Air Education and Training Command (AETC) unit that provides formal aircraft type/model/series training. The 58 SOW operates the HC-130J, MC-130J, UH-1N Huey, HH-60G Pave Hawk, and CV-22 Osprey aircraft. Headquarters, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center is also located at Kirtland AFB. The 150th Special Operations Wing of the New Mexico Air National Guard, an Air Combat Command (ACC)-gained unit, is also home-based at Kirtland.


377th Medical Group
1501 San Pedro Drive SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87108

(505) 846-3200

Accredited by The Joint Commission as an Ambulatory Health Care center and Primary Care Medical Home, the 377th Medical Group provides daily operational medical support to the 377th Air Base Wing and over 100 associate organizations.
Comprised of four squadrons: Medical Operations Squadron, Medical Support Squadron, Aerospace Medicine Squadron and Dental Squadron, the Tiger Medics of the 377th Medical group provide patient-centered, primary and specialty care to a prime service area population of
more than 40,000 TRICARE eligible beneficiaries in the Albuquerque vicinity.


Gate and Hours

Wyoming Gate: 05:30 to 11 a.m., inbound only, Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., outbound only, Monday through Friday, Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays
Temporary change to Wyoming Gate inbound hours – Jan. 16 to Feb. 2
05:30 to 9:30 a.m., inbound only, Monday through Friday
Temporary change to Wyoming Gate inbound hours – Jan. 22 to Jan. 29
3 to 6:30 p.m., outbound only, Monday through Friday

Gibson Gate: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays

Gibson VCC: Closed until further notice

Carlisle Gate: 5:30 to 8:30 a.m., inbound, Monday through Friday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., outbound, Monday through Friday, Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays

Eubank Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week

Truman Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week

Truman VCC: 24 hours / 7 days a week

South Valley: 6 to 8:30 a.m., inbound, Monday through Friday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.,outbound, Monday through Friday. Closed on weekends, AFGSC Family Days, federal holidays

Kirtland Contractor Gate: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday to Friday

Maxwell Gate: 24 hours / 7 days a week

Quick Reference

Building 20107
1950 Second St. SE
(505) 846-5691

Thunderbird Dining Facility
1450 First Street SE, Bldg #20350
(505) 846-8048

Education Center
Bldg. 20602
(505) 846-9933 | (505) 846-8955

Equal Opportunity
(505) 846-0741

Family Advocacy
1501 San Pedro Drive SE
(505) 846-0139 | (505)  846-3200

Military & Family Readiness
Bldg. 20245, Suite 126,
1451 4th Street SE
(505)  846-0741 | (505) 846-0751

Public Affairs

Fire Emergency Service
911 or (505) 853-9111 from cell phone

1451 4th Street SE
Building #20245
(505)  846-8045 | (505)  846-6639

1451 4th Street SE
(505)  846-8217

Building #20604
(505)  846-4217

Post Office
1400 1ST ST SE
(505) 346-0561



Base Surroundings

Sandia Peak Tramway
10 Tramway Loop NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 856-7325

ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth St SW,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 764-6200

Petroglyph National Monument
6001 Unser Blvd NW, Western Trail at Unser Blvd,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 899-0205

Golden Crown Bakery
1103 Mountain Rd NW,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 243-2424

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
5011 Pan American West Fwy NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 345-0240

Monroe’s Restaurant
1520 Lomas Blvd. NW,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 242-1111

Standard Diner
320 Central Ave SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017
(505) 243-1440

Medical Care


Frequent Numbers Called
(505) 846-3131


TRICARE partners with United Healthcare Military & Veterans as its regional contractor in the Western United States to provide health care services and support to beneficiaries.


Tricare Home Page allows access to Enroll in or Purchase a Plan, File or Check a Claim, View Referrals, Find a Health Care Provider, Change Your Primary Care Manager, Compare Plans, Manage Prescriptions and much more.

Nurse Advice Line TRICARE: (800) 874-2273 Option 1.
The Nurse Advice Line is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries in the U.S., except those enrolled in US Family Health Plan. You can call the Nurse Advice Line 24/7, at no cost to you, to talk to a registered nurse who can: Answer your urgent care questions.

Learn more about TRICARE- Watch an overview video & take free public TRICARE courses online.

Contact- (866) 773-0404

TRICARE for Life is your Medicare-wraparound coverage for TRICARE-eligible beneficiaries who have Medicare Part A and B. TRICARE for Life beneficiaries can receive care at military hospitals and clinics, but only on a space-available basis.

Customer Service Community Directory:
The directory helps you connect with a Beneficiary Counseling and Assistance Coordinator (BCAC), Debt Collection Assistance Officer (DCAO), or other member of the customer service community. If you have questions or issues specific to a single clinic or hospital, contact
someone listed for that facility. You may contact any customer service community representative for general TRICARE issues.

Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System:
Must be registered in the DEERS program to be eligible for TRICARE

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.

Name Level Name Phone
Training Squadron 342nd (505) 853-0792
Force Support Squadron 377th (505) 846-1828
Air Base Wing 377th (505) 846-4118
Civil Engineering Division 377th (505) 846-7911
Communications Squadron 377th (505) 846-1960
Comptroller Squadron 377th (505) 846-7380
Dental Squadron 377th (505) 846-3027
Logistic Readiness Squadron 377th (505) 846-4303
Maintenance Group 377th (505) 846-0063
Medical Group 377th (505) 846-3637
Mission Support Group 377th (505) 846-7709
Mission Support Squadron 377th (505) 846-5387
Security Forces Squadron 377th (505) 846-6141
Supply Division 377th (505) 846-0838
Armament System Wing 498th (505) 846-4918
Aircraft Maintenance Unit 512nd (505) 853-4800
Special Operations Squadron 550th (505) 853-9657
Special Operations Squadron 551st (505) 853-5904
Maintenance Operation Squadron 58th (505) 853-5982
Maintenance Squadron 58th (505) 846-7347
Operations Support Squadron 58th (505) 853-5081
Combat Training Squadron 705th (505) 846-1472
Special Operations Squadron 71st (505) 853-5901
Munitions Squadron 898th (505) 846-5039
Education Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-9933
Auto Skills Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-1104
East Side Shoppette/Car Care Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 265-7301
Dormitory Manager Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 853-5479
Beauty Shop Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 266-6430
Health Benefits Advisory Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-3335
Kirtland AFB Chapel Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-5691
Child Development Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-1103
Child Development Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 853-5521
Child and Youth Registration and Referral Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 853-5437
Citizenship and Immigration Services ( Military Personnel Section - Customer Service Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-8949
Civilian Personnel Office Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-9556
Commissary Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-4902
West Side Shoppette Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 268-5012
Deployment/Mobilization Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 280-0827
SNAIC - EFMP Enrollment Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-3568
Airman and Family Readiness Center - – EFMP Family Support Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-0471
Air Force Aid Society Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-0751
Main Exchange Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 232-8771
Family Advocacy Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-0139
Family Child Care/Child Development Homes Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-1802
Finance Office Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-8045
Sandia Area Federal Credit Union Kirtland Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 292-6343
Golf Course Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-1169
Fitness Center Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-1102
377th Medical Group Kirtland Air Force Base (505) 846-3335