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Naval Air Station Oceana

1750 Tomcat Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23460-2168
+1 757-433-3131
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Px

I stopped in the main Px for a postcard and some lunch. I only wish the Blue Angels had been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Devon B
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
via mobile
Nice Post, huge exchange

We were in the Virginia Beach and wanted to see some of the huge military installations in the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
boolbada
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“blue angels” (16 reviews)
“air show” (22 reviews)
“small lot” (2 reviews)
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1750 Tomcat Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23460-2168
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+1 757-433-3131
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stopped in the main Px for a postcard and some lunch. I only wish the Blue Angels had been performing during my visit.

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were in the Virginia Beach and wanted to see some of the huge military installations in the area. The Navy Exchange is located prior to the entrance into the facility. Anybody can get in. In November 2017 the rules changed to allow any honorably...More

3  Thank boolbada
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We always visit the Naval Exchange every November. It has some great buys. The outdoor center is helpful with outdoor activities.

Thank Paul813
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We were so impressed by this air show. The Blue Angels were phenomenal. We did the priority parking and seating. They did most of their stunts right in front of us. Would definitely recommend for all ages. They even give out ear plugs. Little ones...More

Thank klseier8
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We did not go on the base but we did what many people recommend. At the end of the runway there is a small parking lot on the side of the road. It dosn't take long before the jets appear. I would like to have...More

Thank Robin S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

My husband used to be stationed here in the 70's. Updates have been done but the layout of the base seems to be the same. The base is kept very clean. We like the updates to the Exchange! It was nice to go down memory...More

Thank Reader1957
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Was in the area for the airshow and watched Friday's practice from the public viewing area located off of Oceana Blvd. If you go to the viewing area, there are no restrooms, and bring sunscreen or some type of shade and plenty of water and...More

Thank hgl202016
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Each September, there is the Annual NAS Oceana Air Show. This is an event attended by tens of thousands of people and is presented in one weekend, a Saturday and Sunday in September. The event, the past few years has ended at 4:00 p.m. In...More

Thank Doug F
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

During tourist season (Memorial Day to Labor Day) you can do a paid tour of the base. They have an amazing air show in September. You can park on Oceana Blvd near public works and watch the jets (most Monday to Friday's). When the squadrons...More

Thank JDA60
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A chance to see and hear high powered a naval jets.......guided tours are available and at the entrance to the base there's a potted history of US naval air heritage with gate guards made up of various jet toes operated by the navy and marines...More

Thank Mark W
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Kristin L
28 March 2018|
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Response from klseier8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. You will have to check for days and times. I think they stop tours after Labor Day.
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Edie B
25 February 2018|
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Response from Paul813 | Reviewed this property |
No, but each base has different requirements. Air Station at Norfolk is just a few miles away and has more air traffic.
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Tammy M
5 February 2018|
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Response from Anita G | Reviewed this property |
My husband is retired military and we have IDs that permit us to enter any base. IF you have a family member or friend that is currently in the service, any branch, with military ID or a retiree then they can take you right... More
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