As of March 28, at 10 a.m., Edwards AFB and Plant 42 are in HPCON C and restricted to mission-essential personnel only.
Effective March 28, retiree, reservist and veteran base access limited to Wednesdays per TW/CC memo.
Starting March 30, South Gate will be open for limited operations Monday thru Friday.

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Edwards AFB will only be open to active duty and their dependents or people who work or reside on the installation


Temporary South Gate (Lancaster Blvd.) Operations

Be advised, beginning March 30, 2020, South Gate will temporarily resume limited operations due to construction-related mission requirements, under the following parameters:

Monday thru Friday, 0630-1430 only.

Full-time closure due to Health Protection Condition considerations will resume April 13.

This limited gate opening is subject to cancellation or extension at any time.

Need Vital Info?

Where to go for help:
Straight Talk Line:
(661) 277-2345

Health, Morale and Welfare calls:
0730-1630 (Pacific Standard Time),
Monday-Friday, excluding holidays

Need a number?

Base Phone Directory
Base Operator
(661) 277-1110

Public Affairs

Public Affairs
412 TW/PA
305 E. Popson Ave.
Edwards AFB, CA 93524
Fax: (661) 277-2732