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Oceana Skeet and Trap Range
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Oceana Skeet & Trap Range

Naval Air Station, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Shooting Facilities

The Oceana Skeet & Trap Range is located on the North side of the Oceana Naval Air Station, near Virginia Beach, Va. This facility has 2 Skeet and 2 Trap Ranges, a 5-stand Sporting Clays field and Wobble Trap. A 3rd skeet range is being built. The range also has a 2000 sqft. clubhouse, with kitchen facilities, which is available for conferences, meetings and other special events please contact the Range Master, Mr. John Daubenschmidt, for details.

Note: The Skeet and Trap range is located on a Military Installation and there are specific rules governing access and conduct while visiting U.S. Military Reservations. The range is OPEN to all civilian shooters, SHOTGUNS ONLY.


- From the Northwest, take I-64 through the Hampton Tunnel, continue to I-264 East (Exit 284, to Virginia Beach) (skip to Ø below).

- From the Southwest, and various locations in Suffolk, take either I-664 or I-264 which connect to I-264 East (to Virginia Beach).

Ø Take the 'London Bridge' exit (Exit 19C) and turn RIGHT at bottom of ramp, you are heading South. Take next LEFT (at light) onto Potters Road. Range entrance is one mile on the right. Enter through gate, follow fenceline to Log Cabin, check in with Range Manager.

WINTER Operating Hours!

Open Wednesday through Monday - 0800 to 6pm. CLOSED on Tuesday.

We are CLOSED on most Holidays.

Pre-scheduled ORGANIZED events may limit access to the range, please check the phone message for details.

Club Membership

All Military and Civilian shooters are welcome to the NAS Oceana Skeet & Trap Range. Active-duty/Retired military can shoot without membership, at 'non-member' prices. All non-Uniformed Services ID Card holders (Civilians) are required to purchase a membership. Visiting civilian patrons, from outside the local area, may purchase a 1-day membership. "T" times are available to our members, a 90-minute shooting period that you can reserve Wednesday through Friday. Weekends are "first-come, first-served."

Points of Contact

Various Range Officers are on duty at all times.

The clubhouse phone number is (757) 433-2875, FAX (757) 433-3880.

John Daubenschmidt, Facility dude

(757)472-7473 (Not always at Range)

Registered Skeet Schedule:

The Haines - Morris Open is 25-28 October, the last shoot of the year. We run our shoot Friday to Monday for maximum customer access and shooter flexibility. Please call John Daubenschmidt (or Email: your shooting preferences. We are challanged with allowing only 2 flights on Saturday and Sunday (due to customer needs) but can run flights all-day on Monday. DOUBLES are available on Friday, but singles can be arranged. We are looking to organize a TRAP and SPORTING organization at our facility, but need someone to run these.