CURRENT AS OF JANUARY 2017:
DUE TO BUDGET CUTS and the civilian hiring freeze, public affairs tours, which were due to resume in April, will be postponed.
Visitors must enter the base through the Westover Road gate (Use GPS 2255 Westover Road Chicopee, MA 01022)
Photography is permitted. Please provide at least one month's notice with your tour request.
with answers to the following questions.
What is the name of the group?
How many people (our minimum is 15; maximum is 35)?
What is the age range of the group?
What type of transportation will the tour group use to get to the base?
What areas of the base would you like to visit? (Flight line, Control Tower, Fire Department, Security Forces, C-5 Aircraft)
Must provide a cell phone contact number. This is important if the base needs to reach the tour in the event of an emergency or Air Force mission requirement that could force postponing or cancelling of the tour.Getting onto base:
* Driver's licenses are required of those who are 18 years or older.
* All vehicles coming on to the base are subject to search.
* Tour groups may range from 15 to no more than 35 people. Tours generally last about two hours.
* Arrangements may also be made for tour groups to eat lunch on the base at a recreational areas.For additional information, please call 413-557-2020