Getting Here & Arrival
Updated On: 10/31/2012 6:54:01 AM
Can I get onto base?
Anyone with a current valid Department of Defense ID card is allowed on base. If you are not DoD ID cardholder, call the Visitor's Center/Pass and Registration at (302) 677-2230.
Can you give me some information concerning area schools?
School Liaison Office
The School Liaison Office assists military families of school-aged children with questions on public schools and secondary schools in the area. You may reach the office at (302) 677-6930 (DSN 445-6930) or e-mail at email@example.com The office is located in the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Building 263, on the first floor.
Dover Air Force Base Schools
Families who reside in the Eagles Heights Housing Annex or the Eagle Meadows Housing Annex will attend the following Caesar Rodney
Elementary School: Major George S. Welch Elementary School (KN-5)
School Web site: http://www.k12.de.us/welch
Middle School: Dover Air Force Base Middle School: (6-8)
School Web site: http://www.k12.de.us/dafbms
High School: Caesar Rodney High School: (9-12)
School Web site: www.k12.de.us/crhs
How can I get a phone number for a base agency?
The base operator is able to give phone numbers for on-base agencies, the operator can be reached at (302) 677-3000.
How do I get to Dover Air Force Base?
Directions to Dover AFB:
From Washington, D.C. -- Travel East on highway 50 past Annapolis and across the Bay Bridge until you reach U.S. Highway 301. Go north on 301 until you come to Road 302, take a right and go until you reach Road 454, where you turn right again. Stay on 454; it will turn into Route 8, and bring you into Dover. Keep going east through town until you intersect Highway 13, and take a right (south) turn. Bear to the left on 113 from 13, past the Blue Hen Corporate Center, and within approximately two miles, Dover Air Force Base will be on your left.
From Wilmington, Del. -- Travel south on Route 1 towards Dover/Shore Points. Travel approximately 3 miles past the city of Dover until you reach the base (Exit 93).