Visitor Control Center / Base Access

Gateway to Columbus Air Force Base



(662) 434-7133
DSN 742-3161


Building 99
108 Simler Blvd
Columbus AFB, MS 39710


Monday – Friday:  7:30am – 4:30pm
Closed weekends, federal holidays, and AETC family days

Closes at Noon every 3rd Thursday of the month for Training

When the Visitor Center is closed, visitor passes will be issued at the main gate.

The Columbus Air Force Base Visitor’s Center provides passes for short and long term visits. All sponsors must direct their non-Department of Defense affiliated guests to the Columbus Air Force Base Visitor Center, where the visitor can be verified and a pass issued. The Columbus Visitor Center is also the focal point for functions and special events for guests who do not have DoD affiliation. Only valid DoD ID cardholders are authorized to sponsor visitors onto Columbus AFB. Sponsors accept full responsibility for their visitor’s conduct while on Columbus AFB.

In order to reduce wait time, first time visitors should pre-register using the following link:!/

Sponsors should email the Visitor’s Center at with the following information:

  • Visitor name, DOB, and SSN
  • Visitor Driver’s License number & State of Issue or other Federally recognized identification
  • Vehicle Info (year, make, model, plate)
  • Dates of visit
  • Locations of visit
  • Sponsor name and SSN
  • Fingerprints & photo will be taken at the VCC for all first time visitors.

Upcoming Events

Youth Soccer Spring Registration

January 17 @ 8:00 am - February 3 @ 4:30 pm
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National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day StoryTime

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Celebrate National Read Aloud Day at Your CAFB Library

February 1
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Wing Newcomers Orientation

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Part Day Enrichment

February 1 @ 8:00 am
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Resumes & Cover Letters Workshop

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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NAF Sale

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Storytime at Your Library

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Cupid Shuffle Scotch Doubles Tournament

February 7 @ 7:30 pm
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Starry Night Paint Class (Date Night)

February 10 @ 5:00 pm
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