About the Area
A community created with you in mind.Just eight miles northeast of downtown Las Vegas is Nellis Air Force Base; Home to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center- the largest and most demanding advanced air combat training in the world. Headquarters for Testing, Tactics, and Advanced Training for the Combat Air Force. Located at Nellis Air Force Base and nestled at the base of beautiful Sunrise Mountain, Nellis’ Family Housing is just 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, 30 minutes from gorgeous Lake Mead, 45 minutes from skiing at Mt. Charleston and close enough for a day trip to California, Arizona or Utah! Since Nellis is the most exclusive, guarded community in Las Vegas, on-base crime is significantly lower than off-base. Nellis AFB is right next to the city of North Las Vegas and newcomers to the area will find unparalleled diversity, excitement, and opportunity, in the surrounding communities which are great places to live, work, and play for families of all ages and sizes.