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Installation Overview --Beale AFB, California

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Installation Overview --Beale AFB, California

If you arriving by air, you will land at SMF (Sacramento International Airport) which is about 53 miles from the base.
Have your sponsor meet you and/or your family at the airport since there is no military shuttle to or from the airport.
Cabs from the Airport to Beale costs around $150 and up.
There is a Commercial Airport Shuttle that comes to Beale. Cost is around $60 to $80. Commercial Shuttle will drop you off at the Gold Country Inn. There is no on base transportation to go to TLF or other lodging facilities.Renting a car at the Airport is possible.


To drive to Beale: Follow the Airport Exit to Interstate 5 (South); Take I-5 south toward Sacramento - go 2.4 mi; Take the CA-70/CA-99 exit toward Marysville/Yuba City; Continue on CA-70 north at the CA-70 North/CA-99 north split; Continue on CA-70 to North Beale Rd.; Follow North Beale Rd to Main Gate - 13 mi. The Main Gate is open 24 hours per day.

If you will be arriving by car and entering California via Interstate 80 in Reno, Nevada

Take Interstate-80 west toward Sacramento
Take the CA-65 exit toward Lincoln/Marysville
Merge onto CA-65 N to Marysville
Turn right at N Beale Rd
Follow North Beale Rd to Main Gate - 13 mi. (The main gate is open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week)

Entering from Southern California

Take I-5 north toward Sacramento/Yuba City
Take the CA-70/CA-99 exit toward Marysville/Yuba City
Continue on CA-70 north (right fork) at the CA-70 north/CA-99 north split
Continue on CA-70 to North Beale Rd.
Follow North Beale Rd to Main Gate - 13 mi. The main gate is open 24 hours per day.

Entering from Northern California

Take I-5 south toward Sacramento
Take the CA-70/CA-99 exit toward Marysville/Yuba City
Continue on CA-70 north (right fork) at the CA-70 north/CA-99 north split
Continue on CA-70 to North Beale Rd.
Follow North Beale Rd to Main Gate - 13 mi. The main gate is open 24 hours per day.

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