Upon arrival at T.F. Green Airport (Providence/Warwick,
Please make your way to the ground transportation in the baggage
The airport is 29 miles from the base. Taxi fare from the airport
to Naval Station Newport is approximately $100. Officer Training
Command does not endorse any Taxi service; however be advised that
not all Taxi companies have access to Naval Station Newport.
Taxis without base access authorization can go no further than the
main gate of the Naval Station. Verify with the Taxi
driver or taxi company that the driver has full access to the base. Lyft and Uber do not have base access.
Click here for a list of taxi and shuttle services: http://www.pvdairport.com/get-here/taxi-ride-share
**Every attempt should be made to fly into TF Green Airport.
A rental car from the airport is not authorized unless specifically stated in your
military orders. Students will be reimbursed for taxi fare.
You must be protected by liability insurance for personal injury
of a minimum of $25,000 per person, $50,000 per accident, and
$10,000 property damage before you are permitted to operate the
vehicle on Naval Station Newport. Parking is limited and will be at some distance from your living quarters.
Students are not allowed to utilize staff parking areas.
If driving to Naval Station Newport, the directions below are
provided. Use the following as the
destination address: King Hall (291 Kollmeyer St; Newport
RI 02841). You will need to modify the route to use Admiral Kalbfus
Rd to take you to King Hall (Bldg 291) via Gate 1 (Front Gate).
From the South (New York, NY):
If you drive to Newport from the south, use Interstate 95 to Exit
3, then Route 138 East across the Newport Bridge (toll of $4.00).
Bear left after the bridge and turn right at the first traffic light
(Admiral Kalbfus Road). Proceed under the highway overpass to the
traffic circle. Continue through the traffic circle (2nd right)
about three-tenths of a mile to Gate 1 of Naval Station, Newport.
You will be required to show government issued ID and your orders to
get onto base. Turn right at the next intersection (Perry Road).
Following the road you will cross over a bridge and come to an
intersection with a four-way stop. You will be required to show
government issued ID and your orders to get onto base. Turn left at
the intersection onto Meyerkord Street. Go straight, passing through
one stop sign. There will be a large football field to your left.
At the intersection of Meyerkord and Kollmeyer is King Hall and Callaghan Hall.
You will report to King Hall quarterdeck.
From the North (Boston, MA):
If you approach Newport from the north, use Interstate 93 to
Route 24 South to Route 114 (West Main Road), continue south to
Coddington Highway (a Burger King will be on the left). Turn right
onto Coddington Highway and proceed approximately 1.6 miles to the
traffic circle. Exit at Admiral Kalbfus Road (first exit on right
out of traffic circle) about three-tenths of a mile to Gate 1 of
Naval Station, Newport. You will be required to show government
issued ID and your orders to get onto base. Turn right at the next
intersection (Perry Road). Following the road you will cross over a
bridge and come to an intersection with a four-way stop. Turn left
at the intersection onto Meyerkord Street. Go straight, passing
through one stop sign. There will be a large football field to your
left. At the intersection of Meyerkord and Kollmeyer is King Hall and Callaghan Hall.
You will report to King Hall quarterdeck.
Officer Candidate School (OCS)
Upon arrival to OTC, check-in wearing appropriate civilian attire. OCS check in
is on Sunday. Arrive before your no later than report time, but not later than 0900.
Ask the Base gate guard for directions to OCS and follow the posted signs that read
OCS Arrivals. This will take you to Callaghan Hall. Designated parking will
If arriving in Newport prior to the Sunday report date, you will need to make
your own lodging accommodations as OCS does not house students prior to the
designated report date. You can find lodging information at the bottom of the page.
Officer Development School (ODS), Direct Commission Officer
Indoctrination Course (DCOIC) and Naval Science Institute (NSI)
Upon arrival to OTC, check-in wearing appropriate civilian
attire and report to King Hall, Building 291 Quarter Deck (Main
Entrance). Report no earlier than 0800 Saturday and no later than 0800 Monday.
You will be directed to your quarters (room) and will be given additional guidance on Sunday afternoon.
Lodging in King Hall is available after 0800 on Saturday.
Do not arrive before this time. Follow the arrival time as
stated in your orders. If you have questions understanding
your orders, contact your recruiter or OTC Admin Support at
401-841-2264 (during normal business hours). If you
are going to be late, contact the OTCN Command Duty Officer
Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Officer (LDO/CWO)
- LDO and CWO students reside in the Navy Gateway Inns and
Suites (NGIS) or the Newport Chalet on board Naval Station
(NAVSTA) Newport during the four-week LDO/CWO Academy course.
- Upon arrival at NAVSTA Newport, and prior to checking in at
NGIS, report to King Hall (Building 291) Quarter Deck and have
the watch stamp your orders. Civilian attire is authorized at
check-in. If commuting by cab, we suggest that you retain the
cab during your check in at King Hall, as your room location is
not in proximity to King Hall.
- Report to the NGIS Front Desk (Building 1312) located at 1312
Meyerkord Avenue for your room assignment.
- NGIS check-in is at 1500 on Sunday, the day before your class
convening date. If your class begins on a Tuesday due to a
holiday, your NGIS check-in will be on Monday at 1500.
- If you are reporting to OTC Newport on a Saturday, we need
your help. This also applies to the classes starting on a
Tuesday after a holiday. Please call the NGIS front desk at
(401) 841-7900 and request to check-in a day early. You will
need to inform them that you are attending the LDO and CWO
- You will be required to settle up your payment with NGIS every
- We strongly suggest you request a lodging advance
prior to arriving at Officer Training Command Newport.
While here at OTC Newport, you will have an opportunity to
request any further advances that you are entitled to.
On Base Lodging:
1354 Whipple St.
Newport, RI 02841
Phone - (401) 849-4500
Navy Gateway Inns & Suites
1688 Perry Road.
Newport, RI 02841
Phone - (401) 367-4612
DSN - 948-7900
Fax - (401) 841-7577
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