NAS Whiting Field - Small Business Contracting Information

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Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, Florida - Small business information and contracting assistance. Current requirements for supplies, products, and services at NAS Whiting Field. Subcontracting opportunities for companies interested in partnering with prime defense contractors supporting operations at NAS Whiting Field. Compilation of the types of products, equipment, materials, and services procured to support this naval installation. Helpful points of contact and assistance with doing business at NAS Whiting Field.   


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Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field is home to the U.S. Navy's Training Air Wing FIVE.  It is responsible for an estimated 46% of the Naval Air Training Command’s total flight time and nearly 12% of the total flight hours logged by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps each year. NAS Whiting Field is the busiest air station in the world, accounting for nearly 1.5 million annual flight operations.  

NAS Whiting trains over 1,200 students in an average year.  NAS Whiting Field uses the new T-6B aircraft for its flight training missions.

NAS Whiting hosts 6 Training Squadrons and 2 Instructor Squadrons. This naval field has two separate primary airfields, but it also uses 13 outlying airfields to support both primary and intermediate flight training missions. 

NAS Whiting Field Naval Aviation Training Florida
Naval Air Station Whiting is located
near Milton on Florida's panhandle. 

The Public Works Department (PWD) manages NAS Whiting's facilities and infrastructure. Some of the services provided by PWD include: facilities support, infrastructure planning, construction and renovation projects, transportation management, environmental engineering and resource management, and energy management.  PWD also manages NAS Whiting's military housing. Other duties of the PWD include facility maintenance, refuse collection, and custodial services.  

Each year there are numerous opportunities for small businesses to help PWD provide these Base Operating Services (BOS) services.  Construction and facilities / airfield renovation projects are performed using contractors (many of whom are small businesses). There are also a wide array of opportunities for small businesses as subcontractors and suppliers to prime contractors.

Major Organizations and Tenants at NAS Whiting Field

  • Commander, Naval Air Training (CNATRA)
  • Training Air Wing FIVE (TRAWING 5)
    • Training Squadron TWO (VT-2) "Doerbirds"
    • Training Squadron THREE (VT-3) "Red Knights"  
    • Training Squadron SIX (VT-6) "Shooters"  
    • Training Squadron EIGHT (HT-8) "Eightballers"   
    • Training Squadron EIGHTEEN (HT-18) "Vigilant Eagles Eagles" 
  • Center for Aviation Technical Training (CNATT) Detachment - Whiting Field 
  • CNATRA Maintenance Detachment - Whiting Field  
  • Skills for Independence, Transition and Employment (SITE) 

NAS Whiting Field - official website:  

NAS Whiting Field Base Operating Support - Point of Contact
BOS contractor support is awarded and managed by the local Resident Officer In-Charge of Contracts (ROICC) detachment of Southern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC South). 

UIC: N60508
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
FEAD Whiting Field
7183 Langley Street, Bldg. 1416
Milton, FL 32570
Phone: 850-623-7020

NAS Whiting Field - BOS & Construction Contracting Office
NAVFAC Southeast
Southeast Bldg. 903
P. O. Box 30
NAS Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone:  904-542-6809 
NAS Whiting Field - Supplies and Materials Contracting Office
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Jacksonville
Naval Air Station, Bldg 110, 3rd floor 
110 Yorktown Road
NAS Jacksonville, Florida 32212
Phone: 904-542-1254


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