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Welcome to NSWC Crane's Visitor Information page!

This site is intended to be your one-stop resource, providing everything you can expect and need to know about visiting us! On this site you will find interactive directions (mobile friendly), hotel information, restaurants and other pertinent information related to your visit. 


 

 

BASE ACCESS

SECNAV form 5512-1 Access Form (Download)

  • Must be completed by visiting NON-CAC Holders 
  • Required IDs – must be current, non-expired

ONE required from this list:

  • U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card
  • Employment Authorization Document containing photo (Form 1-766)

OR

TWO required from the lists below (one from each):

  • Valid Driver’s License (State-issued)
  • School ID w/photo
  • ID card issued by federal, state or local government agencies
  • Voter’s registration card
  • U.S. Military Card
  • Military dependent’s ID card 

AND

  • Social Security Card
  • Certification of Birth (Department of State-issued)
  • Certificate of Birth (issued by State, County, municipal or territory of U.S.)
  • U.S. Citizen ID Card
  • Employment authorization document (issued by DHS) 
  • Persons under age 18 can provide school, doctor, hospital or day-care record
VISITOR CENTER INFORMATION

Phone: (812) 854-1213
Hours: M-F 0600-1430
Address: 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522

DIRECTIONS
  • I-65 North to IN-60 toward Salem (Exit 7)
  • Follow IN-60 to Salem Bypass (25.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto Salem Bypass (2.1 miles)
  • Turn left onto IN-56 W (3.2 miles)
  • Turn right onto IN-60 W (21.8 miles)
  • Turn right onto IN-37/IN-60 W 
  • Continue to follow IN-37 N (7.8 miles)
  • Use right lane to take the IN-37 ramp to US-50 E – Bloomington/Indianapolis
  • Continue on IN-37 (6.1 miles)
  • Turn left onto IN-54 W/ E State Road 58 W (5.3 miles)
  • Turn left onto E SR 58 W (15.8 miles)
  • Stay straight at 4-way stop
  • Turn left onto US 231
  • Turn left onto IN- 558 
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
  • Head south on I65 for approximately 20 miles.
  • Take ramp to IN-11 S, Turn right on IN-258 to Community Drive.
  • Turn right on US-50 W and travel approximately 30 miles.
  • Take IN-37 N for approximately 2 miles and turn left onto IN-58 W.
  • Follow IN-58 for approximately 5 miles, turn left at junction to continue on IN-58.
  • Travel approximately 17 miles to US-231.
  • Turn left onto US-231 S for 1 mile then turn left on IN-558 E.
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
  • Head south on IN-37 S/S Harding Street toward W Thompson Road.
  • Continue to follow IN-37 S approximately 45 miles.
  • Keep left to continue on I-69, follow signs for Evansville.
  • Travel 27 miles and take Exit 87 toward US-231 S.
  • Turn left onto US-231 for 1.2 miles.
  • Turn left on IN-558 E.
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
  • Head north on I69 for approximately 90 miles.
  • Exit off US-231 S, travel approximately 2 miles.
  • Turn left onto US-231 S for 1 mile then turn left on IN-558 E.
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
  • Head east on I70 towards Indianapolis.
  • US 41 SOUTH TO IN-54 (Linton)
  • IN-54 E to US-231 S.
  • US-231 S for 1 mile then turn left on IN-558 E.
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
  • From the airport follow the signs to I-465 S.
  • Take I-465 S approximately 7 miles to IN-37 S.
  • Take IN-37 S approximately 43 miles to IN-45 S.
  • Keep left to continue on I-69, follow signs for Evansville.
  • Travel 27 miles and take Exit 87 toward US-231 S.
  • Turn left onto US-231 for 1.2 miles.
  • Turn left on IN-558 E.
  • Follow IN-558 E approximately 1 mile.
  • NSA Crane Visitor’s Center is located on the left at 103 Furlong Street Crane, IN 47522
HOTELS

Sleep Inn Newberry - Crane
7834 Progress Way, Building A
Newberry, IN 47449
(812) 863-2520

Graduate Bloomington
210 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 339-5950

Hyatt Place Bloomington
217 West Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 339-5950

Hilton Garden Inn
245 North College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 331-1335

Homewood Suites by Hilton
1399 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 323-0500

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
501 North College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 337-7772

Courtyard Marriott
310 South College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403
(812) 335-8000

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
105 South Franklin
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 334-1234

Hampton Inn
2100 North Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 334-2100

Holiday Inn Express
117 South Franklin Road
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 334-8800

Hilton Garden Inn - Airport
8910 Hatfield Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46231
(317) 856-9100

Hampton Inn - Airport
9020 Hatfield Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46231
(317) 856-5120

Courtyard Indianapolis Airport
2602 Fortune Circle East
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 248-0300

Home2 Suites by Hilton 
Indianapolis Airport
8345 Belfast Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 856-9900

Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport
8555 Stansted Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 856-6200

Embassy Suites – Downtown
110 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 236-1800

Hyatt Regency
One South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 632-1234

JW Marriott
10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 860-5800

Quality Inn & Suites Bedford West 
911 Constitution Ave 
Bedford, IN 47421

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bedford
2800 Express Drive 
Bedford, IN 47421

Holiday Inn Express Washington
1808 E National Hwy #50, 
Washington, IN 47501

Baymont by Wyndham Washington
7 Cumberland Drive 
Washington, IN 47501

AIRPORTS
GATE & VISITOR CENTER HOURS
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M-F: 0600- 1430
(812) 854-1213

*

24/7

M-F: 0530-0830 & 1500-1900

M-F: 0530-0900 & 1400-1800

M-F: 0530-1900

M-F: 0530-0900 & 1400-1800

REQUIRED FORMS FOR DRIVING ON BASE

ALL Three required:

  • Valid Driver’s License (State-issued)
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of Registration 

Rental vehicles: drivers MUST be listed as drivers on rental agreement 

* Visitors will NOT be permitted to drive on NSA Crane without ALL THREE documents