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  • Household goods

    Housing at Incirlik is small so you need to think about what you will bringbefore packing day. Square footage tends to be limited and you will have acarport instead of a garage. Talk with your sponsor before you decide tobring a lot of furniture or your home woodshop...otherwise, you may findthat you do not have the space required when you arrive.
  • Housing

    Military personnel and appropriated government employees are required to resideon base and are not eligible for off-base housing allowances.DoDDS teachers and contracting personnel are authorized to reside off-base andmay receive allowances.All houses are equipped with washers, dryers and refrigerators. Check out the interactive housing website for
  • Lodging arrangements

    Make temporary lodging arrangements as far ahead of your arrival as possible. The 24-hour arrival point is the Hodja Inn Office, Bldg 1081, DSN 676-9357. Prior to arriving, reservations can be made by calling DSN 676-9353; your sponsor may help you with this as well. If dormitory or base housing is not immediately available, incoming personnel will
  • Beyanname

    Due to concerns about black marketing, most high value items are strictly controlled on your entry into Turkey by Turkish Customs. Their concern is that items can be brought into the country and sold on the local economy avoiding import controls. Therefore, when you bring your household goods into the country, many high value items will be itemized
  • Childcare, schools and family programs

    Child Care for PCSThe Air Force Aid Society will pay up to 20 hours of child care in licensedFamily Child Care, FCC, homes on base. Since Incirlik has a limited number of FCC homes, parents may utilize the Child Development Center for this service.Please call 24 hours prior to sign up, and ensure your child has all shots up-to-date.Families may use
  • Update travel documents

    PassportsMilitary members do not require a passport for travel to Turkey. However, all family members who are U.S. citizens and will accompany you to Incirlik MUST have a valid U.S. No-Fee Passport. This is a passport issued for 5 years. Non-U.S. Citizens must possess a valid passport from the country of their citizenship. Tourist passports are
  • Request housing

    All US military personnel and government employees, attached, assigned, or under the operational or administrative control of the 39th Air Base Wing, are required to reside in base quarters (family housing or dormitory) due to force protection considerations. Assignment to adequate quarters will be accomplished as rapidly as possible. Individuals
  • Set up your P.O. Box

    Mailboxes can be set up as early as 90 days prior to your arrival. You should send a copy of your PCS orders to your sponsor so he or she can obtain the post office box or you can e-mail a copy of your PCS order to 39cs.scxmdirectoryservice@incirlik.af.mil in order to obtain your new mailing address. For more information, call DSN 676-6301 or COM
  • Action Lines

    The Action Line program allows members of Team Incirlik to voice any concerns they may have and receive a response relating to the concern while remaining anonymous. When the public affairs office receives an Action Line it will be forwarded to the appropriate squadron or agency for response. It takes approximately ten duty days to edit a response
  • Space-A travel

    In Incirlik's passenger terminal, you'll find a Distinguish Visitor and family lounge, restrooms with changing tables and showers. While waiting for a flight, take advantage of our computer/internet access to include free WI-FI access, three large screen televisions, and an American Eatery snack bar. Baggage storage lockers and long-term parking

Incirlik History

The U.S. Engineering Group began construction of the base located approximately 250 miles southeast of Ankara, Turkey, in the spring of 1951. The U.S. Air Force initially planned to use the base as an emergency staging and recovery site for medium and heavy bombers. The Turkish General Staff and the U.S. Air Force signed a joint use agreement for the new base in December 1954. Fact Sheet


Turks are very proud of their history and the founder of their country, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. They show a great respect to Ataturk's name, pictures and statues. Do not act disrespectfully to Ataturk's name, pictures or statues, including Turkish money, which has Ataturk's picture on it. Fact Sheet

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