Keesler AFB - On and Off Base Information

Keesler Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location:  Keesler AFB is located in Biloxi, Mississippi on the Gulf Coast. Fourteen miles to the west is the Naval Construction Battalion "Seabee" Base. Keesler AFB is located approximately 1 hour east of New Orleans, LA; 1 hour west of Mobile, AL; and 4 hours south of Jackson, MS. 

Base Operator:  228-377-1110

Area Population:  44,054

Schools:  Contact the Biloxi school superintendent's office, 228-374-1810, for school zone and assignment information for public school students. School bus transportation is provided by Biloxi Schools for all children residing in Keesler housing attending a public school beyond one mile from the housing area.

Airman and Family Readiness Center:  AF Community, 228-376-8728.

Housing:  Discover a better way to live!  Working hand-in-hand with the U. S. Air Force, Forest City Military Communities offers privatized housing at Keesler Air Force Base.  Forest City manages, maintains and revitalized the neighborhoods at Keesler AFB by building a new community center and upgrading parks and greenways to blend with the natural charm of Biloxi.  For more information on up-coming housing at Keesler AFB.  All 1028 units will be either 3 or 4 bedroom, single family and duplex units with attached garages. Contact the Housing Flight at DSN 312-591-8611 or 228-376-8611 if you have any questions or would like more information. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Fridays.

The following must report to the Consolidated Dormitory Management Office (CDMO) and will reside in unaccompanied housing dormitory:

Apartments are available on a long-term and short-term basis and some complexes offer furnished apartments. The housing office has a "rental partnership program" with many complexes in the community offering financial benefits (including waived security deposit and application fees) for AD members.

Base Location

500 Fisher Street, Building 0701
Keesler AFB, MS 39534

Blog Posts (See all 5 posts)

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out of the house and to have some fun. There are plenty of Summer camps in the Biloxi and Gulfport areas, however, the average camp runs up to $200 per week. I've compiled a list of affordable and great things to do on the Gulf Coast. Reading is Fun Harrison County Libraries have free summer reading programs, and most run weekly. The programs are an hour long, and within that hour, children will see a special guest, listen to stories, and make crafts, all while being encouraged to read. Last year we saw circus clowns, park rangers, and the 4H-Club. A... read more

Couponing is a great way to save money on groceries. Here at Keesler there is coupon groupthat meets twice a month to swap coupons . It is a great way to use all of your coupons and get tons you wouldn’t have gotten otherwise. The coupons that expire before they can be used are sent to couponing groups overseas. Another huge expense is dining out and the price goes up and up once you have kids . One way to cut your cost is to take advantage of the many local restaurants that offer ' kid's eat free' deals! Kids Eat Free near Keesler AFB Mondays Salsarita’s Kids Eat Free All Day With Adult Purc... read more

Most spouses come to Keesler base to support an airman in tech school . For some, it is a short accompanied tour, and for others, it is an even shorter tour on your own dime. Whether you are here for 3 months or a full year, you may consider a furnished apartment over traditional living arrangements. It can save you time and energy since everyone hates moving. It may or may not save you money depending on your situation and moving costs. Furnished Apartments near Keesler Base A. Bay St. Louis aprox 45 min from KAFB The Waverly ,855-206-2916,1-3 bedrooms, $650-$850 (may have changed) B. Biloxi... read more

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