Fairchild AFB, WA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) is provided by the military to help active service members with housing costs, and can be used for either on- or off-base housing.

    • The moment you get orders to move, contact The Housing Management Office (509) 247-5185. They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as: assistance with entering a lease agreement, off-base housing referrals, and resolving tenant-landlord disputes.

    Fairchild AFB On Base Housing 

    • Single airmen ranked E4 or below, with less than 3 years of service will need to contact The Unaccompanied Housing Office (509) 247-3275.

    • Fairchild on-base housing is priviatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (509) 244-6500, which offers four neighborhoods with both single and duplex units, 2-4 bedrooms based on rank and family size. The Circle Drive neighborhood features full basements and 2-car garages; Fort Wright Village also has basements and fenced yards. Galena Station has fenced back yards, interior storage, and garages, while Palouse Hills has porches, is located near walking paths and parks for children.

    Fairchild AFB, WA Off Base Housing

    1922 A W Boone Ave 3 Bed / 1 Bath / 1,400 Sq.Ft. / $1,200 | Home for Rent 8.9 miles from Rambo Rd Gate

    1005 E Tara Lee Ave 5 Bed / 3 Bath / 3,010 Sq.Ft. / $282,000 | Home for Sale 3 miles from McFarlane Gate

    426 Frederick Ave 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,300 Sq.Ft. / $1,200 | Home for Rent 2.9 miles from McFarlane Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Spokane has about 210,000 people, the metro area about 471,000 people, and is the second largest city in Washington. Other local small communities include Airway Heights, Cheney, Spokane Valley, and Medical Lake. It is about a half hour commute from downtown Spokane city to Fairchild. The cities near Fairchild AFB are: Spokane, Airway Heights, Medical Lake, Veradale, Davenport, and Cheney.


    About Fairchild AFB
    Fairchild Air Force Base is located near Spokane, Washington and was originally established in 1942 as the Spokane Air Depot. Its main host unit is the 92nd Air Refueling Wing. Fairchild's other units include the 509th Weapons Squadron, the 368th Recruiting Squadron, and the base has become the main hub of the Air Force tanker fleet on the west coast. At one time, more than half of the nuclear-armed warheads in the United States resided at Fairchild. Today, the former missile sites still exist and some of the silos off base have been privatized. For more information click here