Transportation to/from USAKA
commercial airlines and the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) provide round
trip transportation to Kwajalein from Honolulu.
for AMC and Continental flights to Kwajalein
information about transportation to Kwajalein
Entry Authorization and Security Clearances
Procedures for obtaining entry
authorization and security clearance . The signature of a Point of Contact (POC)
on Kwajalein is required for entry authorization.
Lodging Reservations and Accommodations
Lodging reservations will be arranged for you at the Kwaj-Lodge by your
on-island POC. The Kwaj-Lodge, which is a building adjacent to the Kwajalein Air
Terminal, provides lodging and all the usual lodging services. TDY lodging
accommodations are in several facilities on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur Islands.
Accommodations are designated as:
- PB: Private bath, single occupancy
- SB: Shared bath; double occupancy
- MCL Common latrine; multiple occupancy.
Private bath, single occupancy rooms are usually
available, however shared bath and multiple occupancy accommodations are also
assigned during periods of high TDY occupancy.
Visitors on Kwajalein have several options for meals, including:
A limited selection of grocery items are also
available in the Ten-Ten Convenience Store. Micro-wave ovens are in most TDY
- Two mess halls offering three meals a day
seven days a week at reasonable rates.
- Cafe Pacific on Kwajalein Island
- Cafe Roi on Roi-Namur Island
- Cafe Meck offering lunch on scheduled work
days at Meck
- Restaurant and Bar service at the Yokwe-Yuk
Club on Kwajalein Island
- Several Snack Bars
- The Main Snack Bar on Kwajalein
- The Three Palms Bakery & Snack Bar
- The Golf Course Snack Bar
- The Snack Bar on Roi Namur Island
Shopping and Banking
All USAKA shopping and banking services are available to TDY
personnel. Information about these services is available at:
Transportation on Kwajalein Atoll
Kwajalein residents depend on their personal bicycles for transportation on
Kwajalein island. There are a limited number of bicycles available at the Kwaj-Lodge
for rental to visitors. The rental bicycle inventory can not meet total user
demand during periods of high TDY occupancy. When this occurs visitors are limited to
alternative transportation on Kwajalein Island, which includes – walking,
bus, or a purchased bicycle from the Kwajalein Retail facilities. See
at Kwajalein Atoll"
See "Transportation Overview" for
information about travel to other islands on the Kwajalein Atoll.
All USAKA recreational services are available to TDY personnel. Applicable
licenses, and proficiency qualifications must be demonstrated prior to some
activities. Information about these services is available at
Medical & Dental Services
All USAKA medical & dental services are available to TDY personnel.
Information about these services is available at
& Dental Services.
Telephone service is provided through the
USAKA/RTS-owned telephone system.
Both telephone and dial-up Internet service is
available for business or personal local and long distance communications.
Long-distance calls from USAKA involve
either government satellite relays to Honolulu or Paso Robles, CA; or a
commercial satellite relay to Atascedaro, CA. Commercial
links can be made from these points of entry to your call destination.
calls. The cost of
business calls by authorized agencies/companies can be charged to a calling
card with the commercial provider of choice or billed on a monthly basis by
the USAKA/RTS finance department.
The cost of a phone call from the government satellite point of entry
to your calling destination can be charged to your personal calling card
with the commercial provider of your choice.
RMI tariffs are paid and included on monthly bills to permanent
residents and authorized agencies/companies.
Visitors placing long distance calls with a commercial calling card
from TDY quarters are not required to pay the tariff.
The tariff must be paid on all long distance calls from other
A Personal Identification Number is required for both business and
personal long-distance calls from all locations other than TDY quarters.
Visitors making personal calls from locations other than TDY quarters
will be required to obtain a personal PIN and to pay the applicable RMI
Anyone with a computer equipped with a
dial-up modem and browser can get on the Internet at no charge.
During non-working hours, 5p.m. to 7 a.m. week-days, and all weekend, the
Internet is accessible through a local telephone line.
The system works with any computer having Windows 95 or newer software.
Recommended browsers include Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera, TOBE,