Directions to DTIC


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Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
8725 John J. Kingman Road
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6218


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Map of Headquarters Complex area on Ft. Belvoir
Directions to the Headquarters Complex on Ft. Belvoir

 

General Information

DTIC is located in the Andrew T. McNamara Headquarters Complex (HQC)at Ft. Belvoir, VA. The HQC has controlled access with fluctuating security requirements that may alter access procedures. All visitors must use the Main Gate (Gate 1) located on John J. Kingman Road to verify his/her visit to DTIC.

Be prepared to show a picture I.D. The security guards will direct you to the parking area available for visitors. Please note that parking is not allowed in any numbered space.

Be advised that due to changing security conditions visitors could encounter long walking distances to the area where DTIC is located.

All visitors must enter the HQC through the main lobby located in the center of the building, marked by flagpoles. Upon entry into the building, check in at the guard station and you will be met by your DTIC POC.

 

Please note: There are no hotels or motels within walking distance of the HQC and there is limited access to restaurants and shopping centers. A full service cafeteria (available for breakfast and lunch) is located in the HQC.

 

Driving Directions:

 

From Reagan National Airport

Take the Jefferson Davis Highway (also called U.S. Route 1/Richmond Highway) south through Alexandria toward Ft. Belvoir.

Continue south, past Pence Gate (the main Belvoir gate), until Jefferson Davis Highway intersects with the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286 formerly Route 7100) and turn right onto the parkway.

At the first traffic light turn right onto John J. Kingman Road. Visitors should use the Main Gate (Gate 1), which is the second gate into the HQC (see above for information about entering the HQC).

From Dulles Airport

Take the Dulles Access Road to southbound Interstate 495.

In Springfield, exit onto Interstate 95 south. Continue on Interstate 95 to Exit 166A, Ft. Belvoir/Newington (approximately 2 miles south of Springfield).

The off-ramp will put you on the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286 formerly Route 7100) heading south.

Continue for approximately two miles and turn left onto John J. Kingman Road. Visitors should use the Main Gate (Gate 1), which is the second gate into the HQC (see above for information about entering the HQC).

From Washington, DC

Take Interstate 395 South. The road becomes Interstate 95 after the exits for Interstate 495.

Follow Interstate 95 to Exit 166A, Ft. Belvoir/Newington. The off-ramp will put you on the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286 formerly Route 7100) heading south. Continue approximately two miles and turn left onto John J. Kingman Road.

Visitors should use the Main Gate (Gate 1), which is the second gate into the HQC (see above for information about entering the HQC).

From Richmond, Virginia and Points South

Take Interstate 95 north toward Washington, DC.

Take Exit 166A, Ft. Belvoir/Newington. The off-ramp will put you on the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286 formerly Route 7100) heading south. Continue for approximately two miles and turn left onto John J. Kingman Road.

Visitors should use the Main Gate (Gate 1), which is the second gate into the HQC (see above for information about entering the HQC).

Directions from Baltimore, Maryland and Points North

Take Interstate 95 south toward Washington, DC. Take 495 south toward Richmond.

In Springfield exit onto Interstate 95 south. Continue on Interstate 95 to Exit 166A, Ft. Belvoir/Newington (approximately 2 miles south of Springfield). The off-ramp will put you on the Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286 formerly Route 7100) heading south. Continue for approximately two miles and turn left at John J. Kingman Road.

Visitors should use the Main Gate (Gate 1), which is the second gate into the HQC (see above for information about entering the HQC).

Other Modes of Transportation

Getting to DTIC by car is the most convenient mode of travel, but there is limited public transportation available:

Metrobus route 9A (Richmond Highway line) provides service to the HQC and runs between the Pentagon Metro station and the Lorton Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station. For other route and schedule information on Metrobus/Metrorail call (202) 637-7000. For VRE information call (703) 684-1001.

 

The Fairfax Connector provides rush hour service from Metro's Huntington station on the 107 route. For additional information about Fairfax Connector service call (703) 339-7200.
Taxi service is available on call.
Automobile rental is advisable for visits to DTIC involving more than one day.

Helpful Telephone Numbers


Metrobus/Metrorail Information: (202) 637-7000
Fairfax Connector: (703) 339-7200
Virginia Railway Express: (703) 684-1001
DTIC Help Desk: (800) 225-3842
HQC Security: (703) 767-4011/4012