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Air Station Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

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Normal access to Air Station Elizabeth City is restricted to people who have a valid Department of Defense identification card.  Public access is limited to special events, scheduled tours, or sponsored visits.

One monthly Air Station tour is normally conducted on the first Friday of every month. This tour is reserved for individuals and small groups. Each guest must have a valid ID with photo in their possession at all times.  A tour guide will meet you at the Main Security Gate (1664 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City, NC) at 10 a.m. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Due to security requirements and manning, the base is not able to support no-notice or short-notice requests.  To secure a tour reservation and available dates, please contact the Public Affairs Office at D05-SMB-AIRSTAECITY2@USCG.MIL or call (252) 335-6000 Ext. 6416, 5383, or 5211.

Forecasted dates for individual tours for 2016 are:

Jan 8

Feb 5

Mar 4

Apr 1

May 6

Jun 3

Jul 1

Aug 5

Sep 2

Oct 7

Nov 4

Dec 2

Air Station tours are offered to local civic organizations, schools and youth groups to educate its members about the United States Coast Guard and, more specifically, the missions of Air Station Elizabeth City. Tours average about 1 hour. Tours are not available on weekends or holidays.

Please note the following when submitting a group tour request: 

1.  Age -  To maximize resources, education and recruiting opportunities, school and youth group participants should be primarily juniors and seniors in high school. 

2. Transportation - Organizations are responsible for their own transportation.  Parking is limited to two commercial sized buses.  Unfortunately, requests to use multiple vehicles cannot be accommodated.

3.  Dates.  Please allow 3-4 weeks advance notice for tours. Tours are offered on a first-requested, first-served basis. Please state a suggested primary and alternate date in the request.  All dates are subject to change based on mission necessity and manning availability.

 4. Subject to cancellation - Tours may be cancelled at any time to meet mission requirements. Final confirmations will be provided two weeks prior to the tour date. 

All requests are given equal consideration and are granted on a first-requested, first-served basis. 

If your group meets the criteria, please send request to D05-SMB-AIRSTAECITY2@USCG.MIL or fax to 252-335-6454.  Requests may also be mailed to: 

USCG Air Station Elizabeth City
ATTN: Public Affairs Office
1664 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

For more information, please call: (252) 335-6000 Ext. 6416, 5383, or 5211.

Last Modified 1/12/2016