N.A.S Corpus Christi
Founded on March 12, 1941
Surrounded on three sides by water - Corpus Christi Bay, Oso Bay and the Laguna Madre - Naval Air Station Corpus Christi has been home to Naval pilot training since 1941.
Today, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and foreign student pilots earn their wings training in the fours squadrons of Training Air Wing FOUR, using NAS' Truax Field and outlying airfields.
NAS also is home to the Corpus Christi Army Depot, the primary aviation depot maintenance for Department of Defense rotary wing aircraft, the aviation component of Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, and dozens of other tenant organizations
Please note N.A.S Corpus Christi is only accessible to those with valid military credentials unless there is a special event such as, Wings Over South Texas.
Located In Bayfront/Downtown
Sing your favorite karaoke song, show off your Texas two-step dancing skills or catch a baseball game at Whataburger Field. Corpus Christi’s bayfront/downtown area offers more than 1,200 hotel rooms, some of the city’s finest dining options, a marina and museums. The Marina Arts District in downtown features excellent eateries and the Corpus Christi Municipal Marina. This zone also includes the Sports, Entertainment and Arts District (SEA District) which includes the Museum of South Texas, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, Concrete Street Amphitheater and Hurricane Alley Waterpark. McGee Beach located on the downtown seawall offers a beach that is perfect for children and fishing along the jetties.