Naval Station Norfolk is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, that is the headquarters and home port of the U.S. Navy's Fleet Forces Command. The installation occupies about 4 miles (6.4 km) of waterfront space and 11 miles (18 km) of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest naval station, with the largest concentration of U.S. Navy forces through 75 ships alongside 14 piers and with 134 aircraft and 11 aircraft hangars at the adjacently operated Chambers Field. Port Services controls more than 3,100 ships' movements annually as they arrive and depart their berths.Work out when and for how long to visit Naval Station Norfolk and other Norfolk attractions using our handy Norfolk trip itinerary planner.
Air Operations conducts over 100,000 flight operations each year, an average of 275 flights per day or one every six minutes. Over 150,000 passengers and 264,000 tons of mail and cargo depart annually on Air Mobility Command (AMC) aircraft and other AMC-chartered flights from the airfield's AMC Terminal.
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My nephew is in the Navy and took us on a tour. This is the largest Naval Base in the world. There were many ships docked and very cool. The commissary was awesome. more »
My granddaughter is with the US Navy’s Fleet Bands and she just arrived in Norfolk from Great Lakes. I am so proud for her. The US Navy has just graduated a Clarinetist that will make them proud!!
I am so grateful for the USA navy training in VA. Beach for our military men and women to an ongoing broad spectrum, and the USA NAVY SEAL teams, that are unending for American citizens. Their devotion is immense.
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