Naval Air Station Kingsville
Location: NAS Kingsville is located in Kleberg County, Texas, about 2 miles east of Kingsville in the south gulf coastal plains. It is about 45 miles from Corpus Christi. The Naval Air Station's primary mission is to train tactical jet pilots for the United States Navy and Marine Corps. NAS Kingsville homepage.
Cost of Living: 30.40% lower than the U.S. National Average
Fleet and Family Support Center: 361-516-6333 or DSN 312-876-6333
Area Population: 32,093 in Kleberg County
Child Care: The Child Development Center (CDC) provides care for children six weeks to five years of age. Contact the Child Development Center at 361-516-6176 or DSN 312-873-6176 for more information.
Schools: There are no DoD schools at NAS Kingsville. The links below have information on education from Pre-K3 through graduate degrees.
For a listing of schools in Kleberg and Nueces County Texas visit the Schooltree.org info on Kleberg County Schools.
Youth Services: NAS Kingsville has a Youth Center that offers School Age Care, summer day camp, holiday youth program, special tours and events for youth, ages 5-12. Older teens can be included as teen leaders. Call Youth Center at 361-516-6718.
Housing: NAS Kingsville does not have government family housing available. However, we do have one Public-Private Venture (PPV), "Hunter's Cove". Both military and civilians share these living quarters. Hunter's Cove offers 3 and 4 bedroom units. Call the Navy Family Housing Office, at 361-516-6498, for availability.
Employment: Unemployment Rate 7%. Median Household Income $35,228 per city-data.com.
Medical Services: Branch Health Clinic Kingsville, 361-516-6313. Screening clinics are available by appointment for active duty personnel, retirees and family members. Medical referral capabilities are made for limited specialty care to Naval Hospital Corpus Christi, which is 51 miles away. Emergency services and after hours care are not available at NAS Kingsville.
Colors are raised at 8:00 am and lowered at sunset. Anyone driving during this time will be ticketed.
As of 01 May, 2014 driving with handheld cell phones is forbidden in the city limit of Kingsville. You must PARK to phone or text. $500 fine.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.