Hanscom AFB MA 07130

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Hanscom AFB

Space A Information/Data eGram/AMC Gram/Originating Locations/Common Destinations/Long Term Parking

Terminal Opens: Hours 0700-1600  –  DSN: 845

Terminal will open 2 hours prior to all advertised flight departures for Space-A passengers. Open for any unscheduled late night or weekend flights. Closed on most federal holidays.

Space ‘A’ Info (Base Ops) (781) 225-5593 – Pax: (781) 225-5594/5595  –  Rec: (781) 225-5594

E-Mail: 66.lrs.lgrdas.cmb@us.af.mil  –  Fax (781) 225-2474

McGuire AFB terminal:  DSN 440-3655/5023

Short and Long-Term at building 1721.  Their DSN-312-478-1143. Overnight/long term parking is available at the west end (the end closest to the BX) of the Commissary parking lot. Vehicles parked overnight outside the Passenger Terminal will be towed at the owner’s expense. For long-term parking, notify Security Police, DSN-312-478-2314

Originating Locations: None

Common Destinations: Limited flights to various East Coast locations. Call for destinations, routes and schedules after 1400 for the 24-48 hour departure schedule.  Space A travel to McGuire AFB, NJ.  There are no regularly scheduled flights; however, a call 3 days before you wish to travel will give you info on what’s coming up.  It is a 1 hour ride by cab to Harrison NJ from McGuire AFB 

Space A.net – Hanscom

Hotels, Motels & Inns/Bed & Breakfast/RV Parks/Campgrounds/Vacation Rentals/Cottages/Cabins/Timeshare/Resorts

 Hanscom Inn  –  1425 Kirtland St.  –  Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts 01731
Main: 781-225-4444 – DSN: 845-4444 – Fax: 781-225-6140 – DSN Fax: 845-6140
Email: hanscom.inn@us.af.mil  –  Website: Hanscom Services

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Historic downtown New Bedford

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Phone Numbers

DSN PREFIX FOR 225 numbers: 845  –  DSN PREFIX FOR 377 numbers: 478

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New Bedford Harbor

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Area Attractions: Historic Lexington, Faneuil Hall, Harvard Square Historic Concord, Fenway Park, USS Constitution Historic Salem, Nashoba Valley, Museum of Fine Arts, Children’s Museum, Boston Public Garden, Museum of African History Freedom Trail, Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, John F. Kennedy Library, Canobie Lake Park, Merrimack Premium Outlets, Wang Theater, Quincy Market

Area Events: Jan/Feb – Ski Nashoba, Wachusett Mountain, Bradford Hill
Mar – New England Revolution Opening Day, Restaurant Week Boston
April – Boston Marathon, Red Sox Opening Day, Revolutionary War Re-Enactment
May – Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics
June – Scooper Bowl (Boston), Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics
July- 4th of July Celebration
Aug – Red Sox – Restaurant Week Boston
Sept – Patriots Opening Day, Fall Foilage (until 3rd week of October)
Oct – Bruins Opening Day, Head of the Charles Regatta, Haunted Happening Salem
Nov – Celtic Opening Day, Ski Nashoba, Wachusett Mountain, Bradford Hill
Dec – 1st Night Celebrations Boston

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It is a 1 hour ride by cab to Harrison NJ from McGuire AFB  –  It’s about 25 miles to Boston Logan International Airport from Hanscom

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Hospitals/Dentists/Clinics/Medical Centers/Pharmacies

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Route 62 bus transports riders from Boston’s Alewife Station to the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital in Bedford. MCC’s Free Shuttle Bus runs throughout the day between the VA Hospital and the Bedford campus.

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Coordinates: 42°28′12″N 071°17′21″W

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Government Offices/Military Organizations/Retiree Activities

Retiree Activities Office (RAO) 781-225-1310

20 Schilling Circle
Hanscon AFB MA 01731-2800
Hours: 1000 – 1500, Monday – Friday
E-mail: retiree@hanscom.af.mil

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A replica P-40 on static display at the end of Vandenberg Drive

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