Joint Base Andrews

Last updated: Sunday, September 24, 2023


Joint Base Andrews is a large airport located in Camp Springs, United States. It serves Camp Springs and the surrounding areas.

It doesn't operate scheduled services.

Joint Base Andrews is situated in the continent of North America, specifically in the country of United States, with latitude 38.810799 and longitude -76.866997.

It has an elevation of 85.34 meters (280 ft) and is identified by the GPS code KADW.

Elevation85.34 m (280 ft)
AddressJoint Base Andrews, MD, USA
WebsiteJoint Base Andrews
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Joint Base Andrews

Joint Base Andrews, MD, USA

Which country is Joint Base Andrews?

Joint Base Andrews is situated in Camp Springs, which is in United States, a country located on the continent of North America.

How do I get from Joint Base Andrews to city centre?

To get from Joint Base Andrews to the city center, you can follow these steps:

  1. Walk or take a shuttle to the Branch Avenue Metro Station, which is located near the base.
  2. At the Branch Avenue Metro Station, board the Green Line train heading towards the city center. Make sure to check the train's destination to ensure it is going in the right direction.
  3. Ride the Green Line train until you reach your desired city center station. Popular city center stations include Gallery Place-Chinatown, Metro Center, and Union Station, depending on your destination.
  4. Once you arrive at the city center station, you can explore the city center on foot or use other modes of transportation like buses, taxis, or ride-sharing services to reach your specific destination.

Note: It is always a good idea to check the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website or use their mobile app for real-time train schedules and any service disruptions.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Joint Base Andrews.

  1. What is Joint Base Andrews? Joint Base Andrews is a United States military facility located in Prince George's County, Maryland. It serves as the home base for the 11th Wing of the Air Force District of Washington, as well as other tenant units from various branches of the military.

  2. Can civilians visit Joint Base Andrews? Yes, civilians can visit Joint Base Andrews, but they must have a valid reason for entry, such as attending an authorized event or having an approved sponsor. Visitors are required to go through a security screening process and must comply with all base regulations and procedures.

  3. What are some notable units or activities at Joint Base Andrews? Joint Base Andrews is known for being the primary airfield for Air Force One, the aircraft used by the President of the United States. It is also home to the 316th Wing, which provides support for the Air Force's largest air mobility wing. Additionally, the base hosts the United States Air Force Band, the United States Air Force Honor Guard, and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.


Andrews Air Force Base