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Welcome Aboard



Congratulations on your assignment to the finest Carrier Air Wing in the Navy! We are delighted that you have chosen to continue your faithful service to the Navy and bring your knowledge and experience aboard Team Quicksand.

CVW-17 proudly serves at the “tip of the spear,”  deploying onboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68) and supporting our ten carrier air wing squadrons while serving at the forefront of the Global War on Terrorism.  Your tour here at CVW-17 promises to be both demanding and exhilarating.

 Welcome aboard and we look forward to your arrival!


Arriving by Car

Naval Air Station Lemoore is located on Highway 198, 19 miles east of Interstate 5 and 30 miles west of Highway 99. Both highways provide easy access to the air station.

Arriving by Plane

If you are reporting to Naval Air Station Lemoore, you must purchase an airline ticket destined for Fresno International Airport.  From the airport, take CA-180 West to CA-41 South for about 30 miles, then head west on CA-198 for 5 miles. 


If you require bachelor's quarters, you may call one of these numbers to make reservations:

Bachelor Quarters: (559) 998-4609
Navy Lodge, Lemoore (559) 998-5791
Military Housing can be located by visiting the housing web site. Just click on the link in the upper right hand corner.