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    Barksdale AFB, LA - Arrival

    Getting Here

    When arriving near Barksdale Air Force Base by plane, the nearest major airport is the Shreveport Regional Airport located about 7 miles from the base. Taxi service is offered at the airport.

    If arriving by car, leave the airport and cross Hollywood Avenue to Monkhouse Drive. Take Interstate 20 East through Shreveport and into Bossier City. Take exit 20 C to Barksdale Boulevard. At the sixth traffic light, make a left turn through the Shreveport Gate into Barksdale Air Force Base. The main gate is open 24 hours a day.

    Barksdale Air Force Base offers several different types of accommodations for military personnel in need of temporary lodging. Local hotels and motels offer very reasonable rates. For reservations, call 318-456-3091 ext. 5592 or DSN 781-3091.