The Navy operates two jet strike pilot facilities, and one of those facilities is Meridian Naval Air Station. NAS Meridian is located in Meridian, Mississippi and is responsible for the technical training and aviation support. NAS Meridian, along with Key Field, employs more than 4,000 people in the area and is one of the largest employers in Meridian.
Apartments near NAS Meridian can be found in Meridian, the sixth-largest city in Mississippi. Located about 93 miles east of Jackson, Meridian is a charming city that dates back to 1860. It is the county seat of Lauderdale County and it is home to several historic buildings. Some of its attractions include the Meridian Museum of Art, two Carnegie libraries, and the Riley Center. There are nine historic districts in Meridian that feature Victorian, Queen Anne, Italianate, and other architectural styles.