How do I get to Hanscom AFB?Directions to the Visitor Center:
Take Exit 30B off I-95/Rte 128, Hanscom Field Exit, go 1 1/2 miles to the blinking light, take a right, go 1/4 mile straight, bear right to Hanscom AFB, Vandenberg Gate, and check in at the visitor center.
The Vandenberg Gate is open Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on weekends and federal holidays, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Visitor Control Center at the Vandenberg Gate is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on weekends and federal holidays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After those hours, and with a valid ID card for base access, take Exit 31 B off I-95/Rte128. Exit to the right, and follow to the jughandle turn located just past the Massachusetts Army National Guard building on the right. Take the jughandle. This is Hartwell Ave. Follow Hartwell Ave. to the end, where you will reach the Hartwell Gate.
Directions to Hanscom From Logan International Airport (Boston):
As you depart Logan Airport follow the signs to the Massachusetts Turnpike, I-90. I-90 will take you through the Ted Williams Tunnel ($3 toll). Stay on I-90 until you reach I-95/Rte 128. There will be $2 in tolls. Take I-95 North toward Peabody. From Rte I-95 proceed to Exit 30B (visitors/personnel with no DoD vehicle sticker) or Exit 31B (DoD stickers and ID cards). See above for further details. Logan Airport/Boston is approximately 25 miles from Hanscom.
From Points South:
Take I-95 North or the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90 - a toll road) to I-95/128 North. Take either Exit 30B (Visitors) or Exit 31B (Note: Exit 31B is the only gate open past 10 p.m.)