Vandenberg Air Force Base is first and foremost an active-duty military installation, as well as the preeminent west-coast spaceport and test range. It provides indispensable launch, landing, and range capabilities to the nation.
30th Space Wing Public Affairs hosts a monthly windshield tour of portions of Vandenberg Air Force Base, highlighting its missions and military life. Monthly tours are on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
30th Space Wing Public Affairs also provides a quarterly tour to the Space and Missile Heritage Center located at the historic Space Launch Complex-10. The center also serves as the base museum. 2019 tours will depart at 1 p.m. on January 22, April 23, July 23 and October 22.
Tours are limited to 30 visitors. Groups are welcome on the monthly tour, however please limit your party to no more than 5 members. Participants 16 years and older will need to provide a driver's license number or passport. For participants under 16 years of age, only name and date of birth are required. If you plan to attend please send the following information for each member of your party to 30SW.PA.Workflow@us.af.mil at least 15 days in advance of the tour.
If you are a non-U.S. citizen please provide your passport ID number and nation of issue at least 45 days in advance. For more information about tours call (805) 606-3595.
Note: All approved tour guests will receive a confirmation by email or phone of their reserved spot. Confirmations are usually provided within one week of the request. If you have not received confirmation within that time or are uncertain of your status please contact us.
Vandenberg Air Force Base tours can be canceled at any time due to mission requirements.
Windshield tour availability:
November 19, 2019 - Full
December 17, 2019 - Full
January 21, 2020 - Full
February 18, 2020 - Full
March 17, 2020 - Open
April 21, 2020 - Open
May 19, 2020 - Open
Museum tour availability:
October 22, 2019 - Full
January 28, 2020 - Full
March 24, 2020 - Full
July 28, 2020 - Full
October 27, 2020 - Open