RAAF Base Edinburgh

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Getting there

RAAF Edinburgh is approximately 34km north of Adelaide CBD. The main entrance open 24hours/day, is located on the corner of Taranaki Road and West Avenue, Edinburgh.

Key collection and returns

  • Key collection after 2pm.
  • Key collection and return to Accommodation Office.
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 10am.

After hours
Key collection from the Pass Office, main entrance.
Key return to the box in the Officers Mess foyer.

Lost keys
Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation Offices immediately.
A cost will be incurred for replacement.

Accommodation Office

Address: Building 274, Research Road
Business hours: 0730-1600, Monday to Friday
08 7383 2486

March out inspections must be booked at least 24 hours prior to departure.

After Hours

Address: Officers Mess, McNamara Drive
Phone: 0419 259 291

Single LEAP Concierge

Address: Trials Avenue (bright yellow façade)
Business hours:
0700-1700 Monday to Friday.
: 08 7285 6500

Security arrangements

A valid Defence pass is required to gain access to this base. Visiting Defence personnel should familiarise themselves with any additional security arrangements prior to arrival.  Non-ADO personnel occupying LIA are required to have base approval prior to arrival.  This includes members of foreign forces, minors, non-ADO visitors.

Room/cabin information

Rooms are provisioned for stays up to 21 days with soap, toilet paper and towel (replenished and room cleaned every seven days). You will need to bring your own toiletries, towel and clean your own room for longer stays (excluding Duty officer, Recruit or Cadet Accommodation).  For further information about your room, contact the base Accommodation Office.  It is essential that you are aware of your LIA obligations in accordance with PACMAN, Annex 7.3.A: Licence to Live In.

For personnel allocated into LEAP, a description of the furniture and linen that will be supplied in your room can be found here.
(If you wish to have any of the furniture removed prior to your arrival to make room for your own furniture, please advise the LEAP concierge office prior to the date of your arrival).

For further information about your room/cabin, contact the base Accommodation Office or LEAP concierge as appropriate.

VIP rooms

DHA cannot allocate rooms – contact ABCP POC.

Rationing and transport

Visiting groups requiring rationing at any of the base mess facilities or ground transport must submit an AE547 web form via the DRN at least 7 days prior to arrival. DHA is not able to arrange rations, transport or other base services.

External groups are required to have Air Base Command Post (ABCP) approval through lodgement of a Combat Service Request (CSR) for visits greater than 48 hours.  A DHA confirmed LIA booking does not provide this approval.  External groups requiring less than 48hours accommodation must submit a Short Term Transit Request accessed via the Combat Support Coordination Centre (CSCC).

Non-duty bookings

Non-duty bookings attract a charge in accordance with Defence policy (FINMAN). Cost recovery will be initiated after key collection by the on-base Accommodation Office.   Queries should be directed to the Accommodation Office.

Mess fees

Mess fees are levied by the local Mess Committees in recognition of amenities funded from non-public monies (e.g.: newspapers, Wi-Fi, etc).  Mess fees are payable directly to local Mess staff as follows:
  • Officers Mess - $5/night and weekly
  • SNCOs Mess - $3/night, up to $9 max.

Handy phone numbers

ORs Mess

08 7383 2447

SNCOs Mess

08 7383 2485

Officers Mess

08 7383 2226

Duty Officer

0419 259 291


08 7383 2888

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.