Hill Air Force Base

Updated: August 22, 2023
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    Located 30 miles north of Salt Lake City in Davis County, Hill Air Force Base is a prominent U.S. Air Force facility and the sixth-largest employer in Utah. The base houses the Air Force Materiel Command’s Ogden Air Logistics Complex, which is responsible for managing various aircraft, engines, missiles, software, avionics, and accessory components globally.

    Base Operator:

    7981 Georgia Street
    Hill AFB, UT 84056

    Hill Air Force Base History

    Established in 1934 as a temporary Army Air Corps depot in Salt Lake City, it was renamed Hill Field in 1939 to honor Major Ployer Peter Hill. During World War II, it became a crucial maintenance and supply base. In 1948, it transitioned to Hill Air Force Base. The base has seen many transformations, including the inclusion of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex.

    Hill Air Force Base Housing

    Hill Air Force Base provides both on-base and off-base housing options. Boyer Hill Military Housing (BHMH) manages on-base housing, which includes maintenance and community management. In partnership with private entities, off-base housing is available in nearby areas such as Clearfield, Clinton, Layton, Sunset, Roy, Riverdale, and Ogden.

    To apply for housing, contact the Military & Family Readiness Center at Hill AFB at 801-777-4681 or [email protected].

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    Temporary accommodation is available at the Mountain View Inn, Building 450, on West Miller Street. Reservations can be made 24/7 by contacting the front desk at 801-777-1844

    • Hours: 0600 – 2200, Monday-Sunday
    • Cats & Dogs allowed only. Limited number of pet-friendly rooms available. Limit of 2 pets per unit and appropriate health paperwork needed for them. Additional $10 fee per night.
    • No aggressive pets allowed. Per housing requirements, Pit Bulls, Dobermans, Rottweilers, etc. in addition to reptiles, rodents, ferrets, hedgehogs, skunks, rats, raccoons, squirrels, potbellied pigs, monkeys, arachnids, or any farm animals will not be allowed to stay in lodging under any circumstances.

    What is the BAH for Hill Air Force Base?

    Check to see what the Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is in Utah.


    Military Housing Area: UT291

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,824 $1,494
    E02 $1,824 $1,494
    E03 $1,824 $1,494
    E04 $1,824 $1,494
    E05 $1,965 $1,608
    E06 $2,040 $1,689
    E07 $2,061 $1,824
    E08 $2,085 $1,986
    E09 $2,163 $1,998
    W01 $2,055 $1,788
    W02 $2,073 $1,983
    W03 $2,106 $2,001
    W04 $2,193 $2,037
    W05 $2,298 $2,064
    O01E $2,064 $1,959
    O02E $2,097 $1,995
    O03E $2,205 $2,028
    O01 $1,983 $1,677
    O02 $2,037 $1,917
    O03 $2,103 $2,007
    O04 $2,331 $2,052
    O05 $2,493 $2,067
    O06 $2,514 $2,088
    O07 $2,532 $2,118

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.

    Hill Air Force Base Surrounding Area

    Hill Air Force Base sits amid towns like Clearfield, Clinton, Layton, and others against the scenic backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains. The region offers many outdoor activities, such as skiing, hiking, and fishing. Salt Lake City, nearby, provides diverse entertainment and cultural experiences.


    The Hill AFB Clinic at 7321 Balmer Street, Building 570, offers specialty care services from Monday to Friday. Note: no emergency room is available on-base, so anyone experiencing an emergency should go to an off-base facility.


    The base offers childcare at the Child Development Centers (CDC East and CDC West) from Monday to Friday. These centers provide care for children between 6 weeks and five years old.

    • CDC East: 5708 Mitchell Lane, Building 470
    • CDC West: 5715 Mitchell Lane, Building 464


    While there are no K-12 schools on Hill AFB, students living on the base attend the Davis School District schools. Nearby districts include Ogden, Morgan, and Weber. Registering for these schools involves contacting the School Liaison Officer and providing necessary documents, such as residency proof and immunization records.

    Written by Veteran.com Team