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OK, I am here --- now what?
  

Arrival at a new Base is an exciting but worrisome time. Information on your new assignment will be the key to making your first days at Buckley a pleasant experience. There are numerous resources which offer bits of information but we will place valuable information in one location so you can easily navigate through the arrival process.

Getting to Buckley

Arriving at the Airport

The nearest major airport to Buckley is Denver International. It is approximately 15 miles away. If no one can pick you up at the airport you should plan to take a cab or shuttle service.  For those who choose to rent a car at the airport: travel south on Pena Blvd. to Airport Blvd. Go south on Airport Blvd. to 6th Ave. Turn left on 6th Avenue for less than a mile.  The main gate will be on your right.

Driving Yourself

If you are driving yourself to Buckley:

FROM I-70:  Exit south on Airport Blvd.  Go to 6th Ave. Turn left on 6th Avenue for less than a mile.  The main gate will be on your right.

FROM I-25 Northbound:  Exit onto I-225.  Take the 6th Ave exit. Go east on 6th Ave for about two miles.   The main gate will be just past Buckley road on your right.

FROM I-25 Southbound:  Exit onto I-70. You will have two options:  

1)  Exit from I-70 to I-225.  Take the 6th Ave exit. Go east on 6th Ave for about two miles.   The main gate will be just past Buckley road on your right.
OR
2)  Exit south on Airport Blvd. 
Go to 6th Ave. Turn left on 6th Avenue for less than a mile.  The main gate will be on your right.

In-Processing

New arrivals should report to their Unit Orderly Room to sign in.  After completing Unit in-processing go to MPF (bldg. T-12) with personnel records. 720-847-9159

On-Base Lodging

Rocky Mountain Lodge at Buckley AFB
345 S. Beaver Creek Street, Buckley AFB, CO  80011
Phone:  720.847.5899
DSN:  847.5899
FAX:  720.847.5663

Directions from gates:

Main/6th Ave Gate: Go straight, south on Aspen St. Turn right onto A-Basin
Ave. Lodging is the L-shaped building #331 on the left.

Mississippi Ave Gate: Go straight, north on Aspen St. Turn left onto
A-Basin Ave. Lodging is the L-shaped building #331 on the left.

Medical 

Make sure to visit the TRICARE Service Center at Fitzsimmons to prevent a lapse in Medical Coverage.  Their phone number is:  1-888-874-9378.

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