Miramar MCAS - On and Off Base Information

Miramar MCAS Housing Information

Miramar Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Housing and Information:

Location: MCAS Miramar is located approximately 15 miles north of downtown San Diego, near I-15 and the town of Mira Mesa, a large suburb of San Diego. The installation is close to the Navy ships that our Marines deploy on, the areas in which our aviation units train, and the ground combat troops it supports. MCAS Miramar is strategically positioned approximately 40 miles south of Camp Pendleton, the Corps' largest amphibious assault training area. the Naval Air Station North Island, the largest aerospace industrial complex, is 20 miles south of Miramar. 

Cost of Living: San Diego is a very high cost of living area.

Base Operator: 858-577-1011

Area Population: Mira Mesa has a population of approximately 80,000 and is the largest community in San Diego.  San Diego has a population of 1,266,731.

Child Care: Childcare is available through the Child Development Centers (CDC) aboard base and in certified Child Development Homes. The Regional Childcare Resource and Referral Office (CCRR) maintains the consolidated wait lists for all six centers located in Metro San Diego.  The centers are located on Naval Base San Diego, Naval Base Point Loma, MCRD, MCAS Miramar, Naval Medical Center and Murphy Canyon housing area.  The office also maintains a list of Navy licensed Child Development Home providers (in-home care).  For more information call the MCAS Miramar CDC at 858-577-4144, (DSN) 312-267-4144.

Schools: The closest school districts to MCAS Miramar are the San Diego Unified School District and Poway Unified School District. There is no Department of Defense (DOD) school on board MCAS Miramar. For more information contact the School Liaison Office at 858-577-6633, (DSN) 312-267-6633.

Marine and Family Programs: Marine and Family Programs 858-577-1279. 

Housing: Marine Corps Air Station Miramar has military housing units aboard the station as well as units located throughout San Diego County. The Lincoln Military Housing office is located on 2625 LeHardy St., Bldg. 3544 San Diego, California 92136. Call 619-556-8443 to sign up for military housing. In addition, the housing office on MCAS Miramar provides assistance to housing residents of MCAS Miramar and can be contacted at 858-577-1121. The wait list for housing on MCAS Miramar can vary from immediate occupancy to 24 months, depending on the housing unit selected.

Base Location

PO Box 452001
San Diego, CA 92145

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