Oceana NAS - On and Off Base Information

Oceana Naval Air Station (NAS) Housing and Information:

Norfolk & Virginia Beach Housing Guide

Location: Naval Air Station Oceana lies within the city limits of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Four military installations, Oceana, Little Creek, Fort Story, and Dam Neck, are located in Virginia Beach. The Hampton Roads area is considered to be a military town. Our mission is to support the Navy's Atlantic and Pacific Fleet Force of Strike Fighter Aircraft Joint/Inter-Agency Operations and to train and deploy the Navy's strike-fighter squadrons, F/A-18 Hornets and the two H-3 Sea King helicopters that are assigned for search-and-rescue duties. 

Cost of Living: 8.74% Higher than the U.S. National Average.

Base Operator:  757-433-2366/2367 or DSN 312-433-2366/2367

Area Population:  434,743 Virginia Beach

Schools: Virginia Beach Public Schools include 56 Elementary Schools, 15 Middle Schools, 14 High Schools  and 6 Special Purpose Schools (Advance Programs Schools). Student population is 75,000; Teachers - 5,900/ Student/Teacher Ratio =25/1.

Fleet and Family Support Center: FFSC 757-433-2912; DSN 312-433-2912

Housing:  The Hampton Roads region has several housing areas. There are 18 enlisted housing areas with a total 3,902 units, 6 officer housing areas with a total of 226 units and 37 flag officer units. The housing assignment is predicated upon your needs and availability. Wait time can be as little as 0-3 months, or as long as 18-24 months. 

Base Location

1896 Laser Road, Suite 120
Virginia Beach, VA 23460

Blog Posts (See all 43 posts)

Photos of Neighborhoods in Norfolk, VA Whether you are stationed atNorfolk Naval Base (NOB),Portsmouth Naval Hospital,NAS Oceana, orPortsmouth Shipyards, there are a lot of fun areas to visit while living in Hampton Roads. If you are PCSing to Hampton Roads soon, you might want to check out these different areas when house hunting. Lots of military families who live off base in Norfolk live near these great landmarks. Photos of Lafayette Shores, Winona, Ghent, W. Ghent, Freemason, Colonial Place, Larchmont, Riverpoint, Talbot Park, and East Beach. -> click here to view photosof Norfolk ... read more

Photos of Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach 23451& 23452 These two zip codes include some fantastic neighborhoods that are centrally located to NAS Oceana, Norfolk Naval Base, and other surrounding bases. Some of the best schools in Virginia Beach are aligned to these zip codes. If you want to live close to the Oceanfront then Shadowlawn & Salt Marsh Point are great neighborhoods. One of my favorite neighborhoods, which is like a hidden secret only the locals know about, is Kings Grant neighborhood. It's located off Little Neck Road and the area is known as Little Neck. Most military families w... read more

The Hampton Roads area (now starting to be called Coastal Virginia Area ) consists of nine independent cities including Chesapeake, Norfolk , Portsmouth , Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News , Poquoson , and Williamsburg. Cities Surrounding Hampton Roads, VA (Coastal Virginia) South Hampton Roads Norfolk Virginia Beach Chesapeake Suffolk Portsmouth North Hampton Roads aka "The Peninsula" Hampton Newport News Poquoson/Yorktown Williamsburg Things to Know Before Moving To Hampton Roads Area: The area is called 'Hampton Roads', but it may be referred to as 'Coastal Virginia'. Another ... read more

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