Coast Guard Air Station Sitka - On and Off Base Information

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka Housing Information

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka (CG) Housing and Information:

Location: Air Station Sitka is located at 611 Airport Drive, Sitka, AK 99835, on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle). 

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located in Sitka, Alaska. The station was originally established on Annette Island in March 1944, until relocating to Sitka in 1977. Early aircraft consisted of Grumman G-21's, PBY’s, HU-16’s, HH-52’s, and HH-3 Pelicans. Primary missions performed by the air station are Search and Rescue (SAR), law enforcement, and logistics covering the Southeast part of Alaska. Area of responsibility encompasses approximately 180,000 square miles of water and land extending across Southeast Alaska from Dixon Entrance to Icy Bay, and from the Alaskan-Canadian border to the central Gulf of Alaska. This includes 12,000 miles of coastline distinguished by a rugged coast, mountainous terrain, severe weather, and many remote villages.

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka Housing: Assignment to housing is mandatory to support housing management; however it is possible to obtain a release if all units are occupied. Members should wait for notification of release before obtaining housing on the economy. Members who request housing will be obligated to remain in housing for no less than one year.

Base Location

611 Airport Drive
Sitka, AK 99835