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Lackland Air Force Base

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-671-3055
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Very nice base and nice people. We came to Lackland to attend sons graduation from basic training... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Elko, Georgia
Made a couple visits

Easy to get to and everything you need is on base. Getting through security was not bad at all. A... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
b r
Austin, Texas
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“lackland afb” (34 reviews)
San Antonio, TX
Far West Side
+1 210-671-3055
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very nice base and nice people. We came to Lackland to attend sons graduation from basic training. Base is close to downtown and all area attractions.

Thank 61jonesmichael
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Easy to get to and everything you need is on base. Getting through security was not bad at all. A nice campus with a lot of open space for walking or jogging. Very pedestrian friendly, unlike the city of San Antonio that surrounds the base.

Thank b r
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband was at Lackland back in 1989-1991... He had a flood of memories while driving around. Told me all the things that changed and showed me what was still there that was there back then.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

When I was told Airmen graduation would take 4 days I said, huh? I had little connection to today's military and was wondering what we would do for 4 days. It was the most fulfilling 4 days of my life. First, the air base is...More

3  Thank M8280PQjohnr
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My husband had his basic training here in the spring of 1963 - he was in the Air Force Reserves (fortunately since it was during the upstart of the Vietnam war). We have not gone back to view Lackland, but we've been in San Antonio...More

2  Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 14 December 2016

clean,friendly,helpful.rooms and staff, went to sons graduation and stayed there will go back again staff is good with kids nice breakfast and they have a really good Mexican Resturant

1  Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We came here for our son's basic training graduation. The place is beautiful and clean. Of course the military staff are all so friendly. You can tell there is a lot of pride in this place. There are several offerings of shops and food on...More

3  Thank kellylwag
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Air Force, flight fight win! Really nice facility, new modern barracks, really good vistor center. Long waits to get on base if going for coin ceremony or graduation... go early.

2  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My son graduated from basic training this year. We got to explore the base a little more this year. Last year, my nephew graduated but we didn't do much on base.

2  Thank MAKITA H
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very nice base we were there for graduation events from Thursday thru Sunday. Make sure you have a map of base.

1  Thank Shanon911
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Is their an age minimum for touring the base? I have a 6 year old grandson who is so into military airplanes and we will be at an event in San Antonio this summer and wanted to book this. Thank you
28 February 2017|
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Response from Vanessa L | Reviewed this property |
Are you going with anyone who is active/retired military? If not, I believe the only way to tour the base is with a school or organization that has made a formal request. To my knowledge, the general public isn't allowed... More
So am I understanding correctly, the base is open for civilians to tour? I attended basic training in 1989 and have not been back since. We are planning a spring break trip to SA. We just need to get a pass and we can tour the base? I would love to have the rush of those memories...dang, I feel old!
12 January 2017|
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Response from pakupo | Reviewed this property |
The best advice I can share is to check with the Visitor's Center at the gate. Someone there should be able to help you get on board. Be ready with id's and proper vehicle information. Welcome back!!
Abe S
Do you need a special pass to get on base and take a tour?
12 November 2016|
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Response from Soars37 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you both for your service! Yes -- but it shouldn't be a problem. Lackland has lots of civilian visitors. You'll need standard ID docs: driver's license, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration (rental... More