Base Access

All registrants must be cleared for base access. Those with base access may register onsite; however, those without base access must register by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to be cleared for access. The best entrance point for all visitors is Gate 2.

Once you pre-register, by October 10, 2018, you will automatically be added to the base access gate list that will be submitted to NAVAIR security. Upon arrival, present your ID and state you are here for the "NDIA Patuxent River Speaker Series" event. 

**NOTE: This event is for U.S. Citizens only. You must be a U.S. Citizen to attend this event.**
NAS Gate 2

(Great Mills Road/Cedar Point Road and MD Route 235-Three Notch Road)

Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays, closed weekends and holidays.

Located 3/4 mile south of Gate 1, on the left-hand side of MD Route 235, southbound. Landmarks to look for include offices and businesses on the right side of the road, and the NAS fence line on the left. After passing Shangri-La Drive, there are two lanes to the left entering the base.

If you do not need to stop at the Pass Office, you may enter Gate 2 at this point. If you need services at the Pass Office, you should stay in the right line that turns left.

For the morning rush hour commute, 6-9 a.m. weekdays, Gate 2 has three inbound lanes and one outbound lane. The normal inbound/outbound traffic configuration at Gate 2 resumes at 9 a.m.