Fort Leonard Wood is located in the heart of the Ozarks off Interstate 44. The post is approximately 130 miles west of Saint Louis and 90 miles east of Springfield.
- Lambert-St. Louis International (STL) - 2 Hour Drive.
- Springfield-Branson Regional (SGF) - 1 hour 15 Minute Drive.
- Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport (TBN) - On Fort Leonard Wood.
From St. Louis (East) - Drive west on I-70 about 4 miles, go south on 270 approximately 15 miles, drive west on I-44. Drive west bound on I-44 about 135 miles. Exit interstate on 161. At the stop light turn left onto Missouri Avenue. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate.
From Springfield (West) - Drive Northeast on West Kearney, turn left onto US-160 Northwest Bypass and merge eastbound onto I-44. Drive approximately 86 miles west toward St. Louis. Exit on 161 and make a right onto Missouri Avenue at the stop light. Drive approximately 3 miles at the end of the public road will be the Fort Leonard Wood Main gate.
Rental car agencies are available at both Lambert and Springfield Airports.
There are also shuttle services available for direct transportation to and from the airport through USA Express or StL Shuttle Service.
To obtain a visitor's pass, you will need the following documents:
- Picture ID -- driver's license.
- Vehicle Registration.
- Proof of Insurance.
- Assignment or TDY orders (Military or Civilian workers only -- not required for visitors.)
Fort Leonard Wood MWR Leisure Travel Services is here for all your travel needs. Whether you need to book a flight, reserve a hotel, or get tickets to local attractions, they are here to help.
Call 573.329.8587 or find them online.