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Fort Sill Army Base

United States Army Field, Artillery School, United States Army Air Defense Artillery School, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade
B4700 Mow-Way Road, Fort Sill, OK 73503-5100

Fort Sill

Fort Sill is a United States Army post in southwest Oklahoma, Comanche County, and adjacent to the city of Lawton. It spans across 94,000 acres and is one of the four locations for Army Basic Combat Training. Fort Sill is home to the Field Artillery Training Command and many tenant activities.  Fort Sill has played a significant role in every major American conflict since 1869.


The Fires Center of Excellence trains, educates, and develops Soldiers and Leaders; creates and develops capabilities; and provides a Fires Force to support the Joint Warfighting Commander across the spectrum of operations in the Joint and Multinational environments.

Arriving at Fort Sill
The closest airport is Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport located 11 miles from base.


There is a military representative at the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport from 4:30 a.m. until the last flight arrives, usually about 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival at the airport you may want to stop by the military desk and request a Fort Sill Guide booklet and a Map. The booklet contains information, a phone directory, and Fort Sill/Lawton maps. The map also contains information, the Lawton map on one side and Fort Sill map on the other side.


The only cab service allowed to enter Fort Sill is AmeriCab Company (580)355-5555 and they are usually parked in front of the airport where you can easily flag one down. The average cost for the taxi from the Lawton Municipal Airport to Fort Sill is $10.00 for one person and $2.00 for each additional person using the cab, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


If you drive from the Lawton Municipal Airport to Fort Sill, once you leave the airport you will come to a stop sign at 11th Street. Turn left on 11th Street and remain on it. It will become Fort Sill Boulevard which will lead you directly to the installation through Scott Gate.


It is not recommended that you fly to Oklahoma City Will Rogers World Airport, unless you are planning to rent a car at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City to drive to Fort Sill. There is no public transportation to Fort Sill from OK City, unless you use the Greyhound Bus, for which you will need to check their schedule and stops, and purchase the bus ticket.

Base Population
There are over 106,000 Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to Fort Sill.