Vandenberg AFB - On and Off Base Information

Vandenberg AFB Housing Information

Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Vandenberg AFB (VAFB) is located on the central coast of California, near Lompoc and Santa Maria in northern Santa Barbara County. Lompoc, 11 miles from base, is the closest town. The base encompasses over 99,604 acres, with 44 miles of pristine coastline stretching along the Pacific Ocean. It is truly a military installation in a national park setting. Vandenberg AFB is the only military base in the United States from which unmanned government and commercial satellites are launched into polar orbit. 

Base Operator: 805-606-1110 or DSN 312-276-1110

Area Population: Lompoc: 44,200; Santa Maria: 100,277; Santa Barbara County: 431,249

Schools: Children residing on Vandenberg AFB may attend schools in the Lompoc Unified School District (LUSD). There is one elementary school on the main base and a middle school located across from the Main gate. All are run by Lompoc Unified School District. The nearest high school for base students is located in Vandenberg Village, 5 miles from VAFB. There is bus service for the middle and high school students. School Liaison Office: 805-606-0039.

Airman and Family Readiness Center: Airman and Family Readiness Center, 805-606-0039 or 312-276-0039.

Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) has a total of 999 privatized family housing units. Located in 7 neighborhoods, 2,3, and 4 bedroom units are available for all ranks. Please visit the Air Force Housing website to find your new home with the Air Force. This website serves as a one-stop shop for Airmen and their families to obtain information about the housing options and support services available to them at Air Force bases worldwide.

Base Location

30 SW/PA Building 12,000
Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA 93437

Top "Off Base" Neighborhoods

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