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North Island NAS Housing Information

North Island Naval Air Station (NAS) Housing and Information:

Location: Naval Air Station North Island or NAS North Island is located at the north end of the Coronadopeninsula on San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy. It is part of the largest aerospace-industrial complex in the United States NavyNaval Base Coronado (NBC) in San Diego County, California.

By 1948, the base moved into the jet age, when Fighter Squadron 52 (VF-52), based at North Island was designated as the Navy’s first jet training squadron, flying the Lockheed TV-2 “Shooting Star” (Now called T-33). In 1950, the North Island-based aircraft carrier, USS VALLEY FORGE conducted the first nighttime jet landing.

Many other significant events have occurred at North Island, including: 1967, the last Navy Seaplane departed NASNI; Aug. 1969, the Coronado Bay Bridge opened; Feb 1974, the first S-3 Viking Squadron stood up; Jan 1983, HSL-41 received the first SH-60B helicopter; Nov 1985, the first C-2 Greyhound aircraft arrive at NASNI.

Housing Information: Privatized – Lincoln Military Housing, NAS North Island -  (619) 259-2400
Be sure to check with the San Diego Naval Housing Service Center for housing details: (619) 556-8443

Base Location

Box 357138, Bldg 318 Saufley Rd
San Diego, CA 92135

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