Keesler AFB, MS Housing and Relocation Information
Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH can be used to rent on base or live off base. If you live off base, you can either rent or buy. Click the link above for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )
You can contact the housing office at (228) 376-8611. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing, including wait times.
You can choose to rent off base if you wish. Check our database for available single-family homes.
Apartments for Rent around the Keesler AFB area.
Cities around Keesler AFB (Purchase a Home)
The cities around this installation are Biloxi, Gulfport, Longbeach, Ocean Springs, Wool Market, D'iberville and Gautier.
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Keesler Air Force Base is home to the 81st training wing which provides technical training for airmen immediately following basic training, including aircraft traffic control, meteorology , and other technical training. Continued education and refresher courses are also provided to keep pilots up to date with current duty assignments. Keesler Air Force Base is located in Mississippi near Biloxi, is one of the largest technical training facilities in the Air Force, and is also the home of the 81st Medical Group, one of the largest medical centers in the Air Force.
Keesler is in the city limits of Biloxi, Mississippi, a city of about 45,000 people, and in Harrison County, with about 187,000 people. Other nearby small communities include Ocean Springs, and D'Iberville. The next nearest city is Gulfport. Commuting from downtown Biloxi to Keesler takes about 12 minutes; Ocean Springs is about 16 minutes; D'Iberville about 11 minutes; and Gulfport about 21 minutes away.
The average price for a house in the Biloxi area recently has been about $173,000.
The average apartment rent nearby is about $725 per month for a one-bedroom, and about $1200 for a four-bedroom.
KeeslerHousing.com exists to help airmen PCSing to Keesler AFB. This site has useful information about the Biloxi area, local activities and sports, what's good to fish for, local historical sites, and climate and weather. Click on the tabs on the left for information and tabs on the right for local businesses and services. The off post resources below lead to several housing options in Biloxi area.
Keesler AFB on post housing is owned and operated by Forest City Military Communities. There are just over 1,000 single family and duplex units for about 5,000 base residents. 3-4 bedroom homes are located in the Bay Ridge neighborhood on post, and East Falcon Park, Sand Hill Landing, Thrower Park, and West Falcon neighborhoods in the local community near Keesler. Wildlife reserves and playgrounds are nearby; attached garages and privacy fencing are included in most homes. Pets are allowed with some breed restrictions. Apply for on post housing as soon as possible; waitlists exists if rank and family size do not match up to available homes. Call the Keesler housing office to learn more about types of homes and availability at (228) 376-8611. KeeslerHousing.com has more information on the area around Biloxi, MS, on base and off base resources, local housing rental rates, climate, attractions, and more. For local information pages, review the links on left of this page. On the right side of the page you will find links to local services and businesses.