Welcome to NAS Lemoore
Naval Air Station Lemoore is located in Fresno County, California, near the city of Lemoore. As the Navy’s largest master jet base, Lemoore operates the F/A-18 Hornet Strike Fighter and F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft. It also is the homeport for the Pacific Strike Fighter Wing in command of Carrier Air Wings 2, 5, 9, 11, and 17.
In addition to being the largest jet base, NAS Lemoore is also the Navy’s newest. It was established in 1961 on the site of what was once Lemoore Army Airfield flying school. The base expanded in 1998 after receiving the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet, the newest strike fighter in the Navy, as well as the Strike Fighter Weapons School and a new maintenance department. Today, there are a great many support services (including a naval hospital) and families living on and near the station.
The Lemoore-Fresno area of California experiences the warm, dry weather of a semi-desert. Winter temperatures are about 45-50 degrees, on average, while during the summer it can be extremely hot. Temperatures are anywhere from 80-100 degrees, most often in the 90s and almost a month’s worth of 100 degree days.
Local housing options are available nearby in cities such as Lemoore, Hanford, Huron, and slightly further out, Visalia, Tulare, and Fresno. Apartments near Lemoore rent for about $800 to $1,200 a month. Houses near Lemoore sell for an average of $210,000.
About DoD Housing Network
Feel free to browse the homes for rent and homes for sale by owner (FSBO), as well as the local businesses that work with NAS Lemoore inbound soldiers and their families. Our goal at DoD Housing Network is to help you better understand NAS Lemoore and the surrounding communities, neighborhoods and activities. If you need temporary lodging upon your arrival to NAS Lemoore please visit our lodging section with available hotels close to base. Please note DoD Housing Network is not a government sponsored website.
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