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 Welcome Aboard 

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VFA-34

Welcome to the Blue Blasters of VFA-34. If you are a new check-in please call the duty phone at 757-433-9010. Checking in to a new command can be an intimidating and difficult experience. If you have received orders to VFA-34 you should receive a welcome aboard message and the contact information of your command sponsor. Your sponsor is the key to a successful check-in. Contact them as soon as possible.

If the squadron is away from NAS Oceana and the duty office cannot be contacted check in to TPU Norfolk, located in Building J-50 at 1683 Gilbert Street, Naval Station Norfolk. The TPU Quarterdeck phone number is (757) 444-1640. Upon checking into TPU arrangements will be made to bring you to the squadron's current location.

Arriving by Car 

Naval Air Station Oceana lies 16 miles East of the City of Norfolk in the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Air station is tucked away among the tall trees, swamps and farmland just west of the waterfront. Naval Air Station Oceana consists of 6,000 acres with approximately 8,000 military, 11,000 family members and 1,700 civilian employees. Your first approach to the Air Station is from Interstate 64 East or West. From I-64, take I-264 East to First Colonial Road. Proceed on First Colonial Road for approximately 1/2 mile. Bear left onto Oceana Blvd. Follow Oceana Blvd for 4 miles and turn right onto Tomcat Blvd (at the light past the Oceana Stables). Tomcat Blvd is the main road leading to the front gate of Strike Fighter Country.

Arriving by Air 

The closest airport to NAS Oceana is Norfolk International Airport (ORF). The airport is located about 20 miles west of Naval Air Station Oceana. There is a Navy Representative on duty at the Airport Military Information Booth, located in the main lobby of the airport. Information is available to military personnel reporting to the area from 8 a.m. to midnight both weekdays and weekends. The military Information Booth can be reached by calling (757) 444-3040. If you do not have a sponsor there to meet you contact the VFA34 duty office at (757) 433-9010 to arrange to be picked up by the command.

Checking In 

VFA-34 is located in Hangar 111. From the NAS Oceana fron gate continue on Tomcat Blvd to the traffic circle and turn right onto Hornet Blvd. Turn left at the stop sign and then bear right towards Hangar 111. Entry into the Hangar requires that you have a flight line sticker or be escorted by a servicemember who has a flight line sticker. If your sponsor is not escorting you to the Hangar contact the duty office at (757) 433-9010 to arrange for an escort.