Offutt AFB - On and Off Base Information

Offutt Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Offutt AFB is located ten miles south of downtown Omaha in Bellevue, Nebraska, just six miles south of Interstate 80, just off US Hwy 75. Offutt Air Force Base is home of the 55th Wing, the Fightin' Fifty-Fifth, which is the largest wing in Air Combat Command and the second largest in the Air Force. Offutt is a beautiful community situated near the Missouri River in the rolling hills of southeastern Nebraska. 

Cost of Living: Compared to the rest of the country, Bellevue's cost of living is 9.1% lower than the U.S. average.

Base Operator: 402-294-1110, or DSN 312-271-1110

Area Population: Omaha metro: 904,421; Bellevue: 53,936

Schools: Children residing in base housing attend Bellevue Public Schools, the fourth largest school district in Nebraska. Three elementary schools are located on base and run by Bellevue.

Other local school districts include:

Housing: Privatized Family housing, managed by Rising View, has three housing areas at Offutt which include:

Please call the Rising View Leasing Office at 402-991-9840.

Base Location

711 Nelson Drive
Offutt AFB, NE 68113

Blog Posts (See all 8 posts)

If you have orders to Offutt AFB, get excited! Believe it or not, Omaha has been ranked in the Top 10 for best places to live. It's super family friendly with a lot of fun things to do. Have fun! If you are beginning your house hunting search and wondering where to live in Omaha, we haveyou covered. Below is a list of neighborhoods near Offutt AFB. Aksarben Aksarben/Elmwood Park is a self contained community close to downtown. Aksarben is Nebraska spelled backwards.The Elmwood Park neighborhoodinOmaha(extending from Leavenworth Street on the north to Center Street on the south; from South 50t... read more

So You’re PCSing to Omaha? Your spouse comes home and tells you that you’re PCSing to Offutt AFB in Omaha, Nebraska. What?! What’s Nebraska like? Here’s a quick list of things to expect from the Cornhusker state. Omaha is an actual city, not just cornfields ! First of all, don’t freak out. Most people not from Nebraska know very little about what to expect from Omaha. But I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Yes, there are a lot of cornfields in and around Omaha but Omaha is actually a good sized city. I like to call it my favorite little big city. The downtown area is flourishing and it’s... read more

The holidays can be an extra busy time for so many people but if you happen to have some free time, there are tons of things to do and holiday activities in Omaha! I have compiled just a short list of fun holiday activities to check out, but rest assured there are many, many things you could do! In no particular order: Miracle on Farnam Head to Midtown Crossing and check out the 20 window displays created by Omaha companies and artists. It runs from November 23-January 1 st . Extra bonus is the restaurants and cafes nearby you can check out before or after. My children absolutely loved it las... read more

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