Scott AFB - On and Off Base Information

Scott AFB Housing Information

Scott Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Scott Air Force Base is home of Air Mobility Command's "Showcase Wing." An assignment here offers you an opportunity to serve in a very dynamic and Joint Total Force environment. Scott is located in southern Illinois and is part of the "Metro-East" portion of the greater St. Louis area. The base is located near historic Belleville, Illinois in St. Clair County, approximately 20 miles east of St. Louis, which is the largest city near the base. 

Cost of Living:
Compared to the rest of the country, Belleville's cost of living is 19.82% lower than the U.S. average.

Schools: If you live on base, your children will attend schools in Mascoutah Community Unit School District 19. The elementary school located adjacent to the base is within the Mascoutah School District. Middle school and high school students living in base housing are bussed to Mascoutah Middle and High Schools. 

Housing: Privatized housing, Scott Family Housing, is managed by Hunt Companies.

Privatized housing is not only comparable to housing in the local area, but offers some amenities not always found in other communities and neighborhoods. Scott privatized housing residents enjoy two large community centers with indoor swimming pools, meeting rooms and recreation areas for their exclusive use. Scott Family Housing also offers parks, playgrounds and walking trails enhancing family quality of live. 

Prospective residents should begin their application process with the Military Housing Referral Office, co-located with the Scott Family Housing leasing office, located at 4570 George Washington Drive in the Patriot's Landing housing area. The Military Housing Referral Office may be reached at (618) 744-9882/9880. The Scott Family Housing leasing office may be reached at (618) 746-4911.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Personal Property Insurance

You should obtain legal liability and personal property insurance for your possessions and should choose the options and amounts that best fit your needs and lifestyle. Rental insurance is relatively inexpensive, but you can compare costs online and choose a company that best suits your needs.

Base Location

404 W. Martin Drive
Scott AFB, IL 62225

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