We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lackland Air Force Base

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-671-3055
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Where Air Force life begins

We were fortunate enough to be able to attend a graduation at Lackland. The day before graduation... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Bill B
,
Pueblo, Colorado
Where the Air Force begins.

Lackland is the doorway to the Air Force for our young warriors. May the shine in all they do for... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Rick M
,
San Antonio, Texas
Read all 444 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Home to a well-known medical research facility and an important source of income for the community.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lackland afb” (36 reviews)
LOCATION
San Antonio, TX
Far West Side
CONTACT
Website
+1 210-671-3055
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (444)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

51 - 60 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were fortunate enough to be able to attend a graduation at Lackland. The day before graduation we attended the coin ceremony where each of the trainees receive their Airmen coin. We then visited several of the display areas around the base. The next morning...More

2  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lackland is the doorway to the Air Force for our young warriors. May the shine in all they do for our Country. God Bless America

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Drove onto Lackland to see the changes since I went thru AF Basic Training in 1972. Wow, what a difference in dormitories and dining halls. First - class!

Thank RobbieB935
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great prices on food, savings of 30% or more at the commissary. The base exchange has a host of items to satisfy any shopper, good prices and no tax!

1  Thank Dale B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were able to get on the base due to cousin's credentials to experience the flight simulator for a C-5 cargo plane. This was late in the day so there wasn't much activity where we were so I don't know how active the area is...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 13 March 2017

oh my, I could never imagine how special this ceremony is. God and Country. Pride in our boys. and lots of tears.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The Base is located in a not so good area. Although there for graduation, the Base itself was boring. Graduates couldn't leave the Base the first day so there was nothing to do. Nicer hotels are a little further away. I stayed about 6 miles...More

1  Thank jetsetter369
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This was a wonderful place for our son to do his BMT The graduation was excellent and the USAF goes out of there way to make family members feel welcome Great job USAF and all the committed individuals that train our young men and women...

Thank chad b
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited last week (3/2-3-5) for my Son's graduation. I was very impressed how accommodating everyone was, how clean the base was and of course I was excited to see my Airman after 7 weeks. LOTS of amenities, shops, places to eat, etc.

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

At the base everyone was so nice, friendly and helpful. The graduation is something I will never forget. Thank you for letting the families be part of it. May God Bless every Airman that walks through those gates.

2  Thank JanandDebbie F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
mimi and dimi's
6 reviews
1.57 km away
La Michelada Grill
13 reviews
1.78 km away
Taqueria Vallarta No 7
6 reviews
1.89 km away
Godfather's Pizza
5 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nelson Wolff Municipal Stadium
36 reviews
2.49 km away
U.S. Military Working Dog Teams National Monument
8 reviews
.23 km away
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
92 reviews
4.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
sheilamk87
11 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
Get a visitor pass at the entry point off of Medina Base Road/Loop 410.
0
Votes
WilsonTravel101
1 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Vanessa L | Reviewed this property |
Are you going with anyone who is active/retired military? If not, I believe the only way to tour the base is with a school or organization that has made a formal request. To my knowledge, the general public isn't allowed... More
1
Vote
meluwood
13 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from M8280PQjohnr | Reviewed this property |
I believe you have to have someone stationed on base to enter as a civilian. They have to meet you at the gate. I was told that is the only way on under more recent rules or laws.
1
Vote