Keesler AFB, MS Housing and Relocation Information
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 cities near Keesler AFB are: Biloxi, Gulfport, Longbeach, Ocean Springs, Wool Market, D'iberville and Gautier.
About Keesler AFB
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. For more information click here.