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Visiting Aviano Air Base

Aviano AB is an Italian Military Base with its own access rules and procedures.

Direct access questions to:

31st Fighter Wing VCC Office

0434-30-4114 or 0434-30-6173

M-F from 7 am - 5 pm

All DoD Active Duty and Civilians unless PCSing to Aviano Air Base or stationed in the Italian Territory MUST submit an Installation Access Request (IAR) 30 Days prior to the visit start date.  The IAR can be found here under access request or under the attachment section below.

Aviano AB assigned personnel wishing to escort a US citizen visitor onto base MUST submit an Installation Access Request (IAR) 30 Days prior to the visit start date with the appropriate justification.  The IAR can be found here under access request.

All other Aviano AB visitors, personnel not assigned to Aviano who do not have an escort/sponsor, MUST complete an Installation Access Request form (IAR) 3 to 4 weeks prior to visit. Email or to request and submit the IAR.

The Visitor Control Center (VCC) is open Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. and is located at LVIS Gate Bldg. 1235.  It is closed on weekends, US Holidays, Italian Holidays, and Family Days.  When the VCC is closed, the Area F South Gate will be the port of entry and you can only pick-up pre-approved passes that have been made from an approved Installation Access Request. 

Please direct any questions to the 31st Fighter Wing VCC office at 0434-30-4114 or 0434-30-6173 during business hours.


Installation Access Request Form

Installation Access Request Checklist

Visitor Pass, AF Form 75 - Identity Proofing Requirement

When retrieving an AF Form 75 (Visitor’s Pass) both escort and escortee must be present.  Visitor Control Center clerks are required to validate the Escortee’s Passport to the escortee, ensuring a 100% match and authenticity and to ensure there are no signs of counterfeiting.  Additionally, VCC clerks will confirm the Passport is not expired for the duration of the Form 75 utilization.  These actions are conducted IAW AFMAN 31-113 and DODD 5200.08 Vol 3.  Please direct all questions or concerns to the NCOIC via email or phone at 0434-30-7896 or 0434-30-3075. 

Mountain View Lodge Reservations

 Personnel not assigned to Aviano AB who wish to make reservations at Mountain View Lodge must contact Security Forces at to complete an Installation Access Request (IAR) form. Once the IAR is approved, the MVL staff will grant reservations. MVL reservations alone will not grant access onto Aviano AB. An Escorted/Unescorted Visitor’s pass will be issued based off the completed IAR. The IAR can take 3-4 weeks for approval.

Please direct any questions to the 31st Fighter Wing VCC office at 0434-30-4114 or 0434-30-6173 during business hours.


Base Tours


Tours are conducted in coordination with the Italian Air Force. Base tours are offered to local civic organizations, schools and groups to educate people about the US Air Force and Aviano Air Base missions. Tours are free of charge and can be subject to last-minute cancellations due to mission requirements and resource availability. Public tours are available to groups of 10 to 40 people. We do not accommodate tour requests to combine different groups. Tours are given Thursdays only during the summer and fall months on a first-requested, first-served basis. All tours are approximately four hours in length.

Tour requests must be submitted no later than 60 days prior to the date of the tour. Requests must be submitted through the 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office or with the Aviano Italian Air Force Public Affairs Office.

Groups are responsible for transportation large enough to carry the entire group in one vehicle. All buses/vans must arrive at the Area F South Gate for security processing. Buses will be met at the South Gate by a member from the Public Affairs Office who will accompany the group onboard the bus and will remain with them for the duration of the tour.

All people on the tour must submit a copy of their Official Passport for background investigation by the Italian Air Force 30 days prior to the date of the tour. All tour participants must have a completed background check to gain access.

Cameras are allowed on the tour; however, there are some restrictions. Your tour guide will inform you of these restrictions.

To submit a request for base tour, email or call commercial 0434-30-7555.