Naval Aviation Depot Area Apartment Housing
One of the Navy’s busiest hubs, Naval Air Station Jacksonville employs 23,000 civilian and active-duty personnel. NAS Jacksonville was built in 1940 and is one of Duval County’s two military airports. It is the largest Navy base in the southeast and the nation’s third largest. NAS Jacksonville is home to the Patrol Squadron 30 (VP-30), the largest aviation squadron in the Navy.
To find an apartment in the NAS Jacksonville area, look in south Jacksonville. The air station is located along the St. John’s River, about 12 miles south of downtown. Neighborhoods near NAS Jacksonville include Ortega Forest, Ortega, Ortega Farms, Wesconnett, and Duclay Forest.