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MacDill AFB Gate Operation Information

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MacDill Air Force Base Gate Operations Information

 

NOTE: Due to security operations and gate maintenance, gate operating times and closures can occur at any time

Dale Mabry Gate

  • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Commercial Lane: 3 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and all day on weekends
  • Hold ID card in hand for Defenders to verify
  • After hours visitor passes will be issued at Dale Mabry Gate only

 

Bayshore Gate

  • Monday – Thursday: 5:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Fri: 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., inbound traffic closed at 5 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: 5:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Hold ID card in hand for Defenders to verify
  • After hours visitor passes will be issued at Dale Mabry Gate only

 

Tanker Way Gate (Port Tampa commercial vehicle gate)

  • Open 6 a.m. – 8 a.m., for morning POV traffic, Monday – Friday
  • Open 6 a.m. – 2 p.m., for commercial vehicle traffic, Monday – Friday
  • Hold ID card in hand for Defenders to verify

 

MacDill Gate

  • *Outbound traffic only*  3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

 

Visitor Control Center VCC (813) 828-2737 (Dale Mabry Gate)

  • Open 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • Open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday only
  • Closed on Sundays and Holidays

 

Sponsoring someone?

NOTE: ALL commercial deliveries must use Tanker Way Gate during operating hours.

  • All vehicle passengers are required to present a picture ID (valid driver’s license, passport, etc.)
  • If individual is a resident to the country, residency card and social security card must be provided in addition to a valid photo ID
  • Vehicle drivers must present proof of valid insurance and vehicle registration
  • Fleet vehicle: The vehicle is identified by the plates, which shall be of a distinctive color; have the word "Fleet" appearing at the bottom and the word "Florida" appearing at the top. Fleet vehicles are not required to have vehicle registration, but must have proof of insurance.
  • Personnel must present a bill of lading, invoice, work order, or service call contract, etc., and Point of Contact (POC)
  • Call the Visitor Control Center (813) 828-2737 for installation access information

 

6th Security Forces Squadron (813) 828-3322

(Current as of November 2021)