Directions

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
Sam Houston Community Center
1395 Chaffee Road
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is the largest base organization in the Department of Defense, comprising three primary locations at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base and Randolph Air Force Base, and more than 200 mission partners. JBSA houses the DoD's largest hospital and only level one trauma center.


Custom Driving Directions

Please note: These directions will take you close to the installation. Please follow the directions below from major highways to ensure accuracy.

1395 Chaffee Road, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234


From the San Antonio International Airport/Points South

Please follow the directions below from major highways to ensure accuracy.

  • Take I-281 South (Please note that I-281 and I-37 are the same highway)
  • Take I-35 North
  • From I-35 North, take exit 159B and follow signs to the Walters Gate Entrance
  • Turn left at the first stop light
  • Continue straight, bringing you to the Walters Gate
  • Enter the Visitor’s Center at Walters Gate to pick up your security pass. Tell them you are there for the Expo
  • Follow directions below from the Walters Gate to the Sam Houston Community Center

From Points North

  • Take I-35 South
  • Take Exit 159B, and turn left at the top of the ramp
  • Turn right onto Walter Street
  • Continue straight, bringing you to the Walters Gate
  • Enter the Visitor’s Center at Walters Gate to pick up your security pass. Tell them you are there for the Expo
  • Follow directions below from the Walters Gate to the Sam Houston Community Center

From the Walters Gate to the Sam Houston Community Center

  • Continue on the main road and turn right at the light onto Wilson Street
  • Turn left onto Chaffee Road and follow the road
  • The Sam Houston Community Center will be on the right, Building 1395