United States Naval Research Laboratory

Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

Visitor Information

NRL-SSC frequently hosts visiting scientists and colleagues from all over the world. For information regarding visit requests, please contact the NRL-SSC Security office at 228-688-5981.

Directions to Naval Research Laboratory – Stennis Space Center

From Louis Armstrong International Airport (New Orleans, LA)/West

Distance: ~60 miles. Travel time: ~1 hr., 15 min.

1. Head east on Airline Dr toward Airport Rd. 0.6 mi
2. Turn left at Airport Rd. 1.6 mi
3. Take the ramp on the left onto I-10 E. 7.6 mi
4. Continue onto I-610 E (signs for I-610 E/Slidell). 5.0 mi
5. Merge onto I-10 E. Continue on I-10 E, follow signs for Bay St. Louis. 37.8 mi
6. Take exit 2 for MS-607 toward John C Stennis Space Center/Waveland. 0.3 mi
7. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Naval Meteorology/Oceanography Command/Stennis Space Center Official Business. 213 ft
8. Do not enter through the guard station; follow signs for Visitors. Park at the building on the right and enter with a government-issued ID. When queued in line, tell the security assistant your name and who you are visiting. 5-15 min.
9. Slowly stop at the guard station, using the easternmost (right) lane. Show your NASA Visitor Badge. Continue through the guard gate on MS-607 N/Shuttle Pkwy. 1.4 mi
10. Turn right at J Rd. (second stoplight) 0.5 mi
11. Turn right immediately after 90-degree turn. Arrived.

From Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport (Gulfport, MS)/East

Distance: ~40 miles. Travel time: ~45 min.

1. Head east on Airport Rd. 0.3 mi
2. Turn left to stay on Airport Rd. 1.4 mi
3. Turn right at US-49 N. 1.0 mi
4. Slight right to merge onto I-10 W toward New Orleans. 31.6 mi
5. Take exit 2 to merge onto MS-607 N/Shuttle Pkwy, follow signs for Naval Meteorology/Oceanography Command/Stennis Space Center Official Business. 2.8 mi
6. Do not enter through the guard station; follow signs for Visitors. Park at the building on the right and enter with a government-issued ID. When queued in line, tell the security assistant your name and who you are visiting. 5-15 min.
7. Slowly stop at the guard station, using the easternmost (right) lane. Show your NASA Visitor Badge. Continue through the guard gate on MS-607 N/Shuttle Pkwy. 1.4 mi
8. Turn right at J Rd. (second stoplight) 0.5 mi
9. Turn right immediately after 90-degree turn. Arrived.

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