Oak Harbor WA

Area Overview

Oak Harbor, Washington is home to the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island which is comprised of two sections surrounding Oak Harbor.  The two sections are the main base, Ault Field, and the Seaplane Base.  The Seaplane Base houses the main Navy Exchange, DeCA Commissary, and the majority of housing.  These two sections of the NAS Whidbey Island are five miles apart and supports over 21,000 military personnel and their families. 

Key Attractions

Whidbey Island is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts and prided on fishing, hunting, bike riding, canoeing, hiking, sailing, and camping. 


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            Public & DoDDS Schools

            Four public school districts are within 20 miles of NAS Whidbey Island. However, there are no      public or DoDDS schools located on NAS Whidbey Island.  The public schools available to those located on NAS Whidbey Island are listed below.  Click on the following links to visit the     respective school district's website.

Colleges and Universities

There are a variety of opportunities for post-secondary education located on-post at NAS Whidbey Island and in the surrounding communities. 


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On-Base Housing

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island has over 1,500 family housing units that are government owned.  Housing for single soldiers is in the BOQ and BEQ facilities.

Off-base Housing

Oak Harbor, WA has a small town feeling and many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.  There are larger cities just a short drive away.  Oak Harbor, WA is a great place for relocation.  The average home sale price for 2008 is $263,443.   


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