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USS MESA VERDE is normally home-ported at Naval Station Norfolk, located in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. Hampton Roads is a vast area consisting of several cities, including Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, and Suffolk. Hampton Roads is located approximately 90 minutes from Richmond, Virginia and three hours from Washington, D.C. Interstate 64 (which transits the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel) is the primary thoroughfare to and through Hampton Roads. Several other highways also intersect the area. Naval Station Norfolk is located at the end of Interstate 564. Virginia Beach, a popular tourist destination, is located at the eastern end of Route 44/Interstate 264. Downtown Norfolk, also home to several local attractions including the Waterside District, Nauticus Museum and Harbor Park, is located off Interstate 264.

Below is a map and directions from Norfolk International Airport to Naval Station Norfolk.

Start out going SOUTHWEST on NORVIEW AVE toward BROMLEY CT. Merge onto I-64 W / HAMPTON ROADS BELT toward HAMPTON / RICHMOND. Merge onto I-564 W via EXIT 276B on the LEFT toward VA-406 / NAVAL BASE / TERMINAL BLVD. I-564 W becomes VA-337 W / ADMIRAL TAUSSIG BLVD. From ADMIRAL TAUSSIG, Gates 3, 3A, 1 and 2 are accessible.

Below is some helpful information on your re-location to the Hampton Roads Area: Sailors with families can contact the Navy housing office at 1-800-628-7510, (757) 445-2832 or online at Temporary lodging is available at the Navy Lodge, (757) 489-2656 or online at For additional local housing information, please contact the command sponsor at  

For more information regarding Military Family Relocations, please visit or call (757) 444-2102.