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Directions to Fort Detrick and Frederick National Laboratory

IMPORTANT SECURITY NOTICE:

Effective immediately, all visitors to the Frederick National Laboratory research facility (as well as NIAID labs at Ft. Detrick) must use the Old Farm Gate to enter the facility. To go to the Old Farm Gate, take the Rosement Street exit on Rte. 15N, bear right on the exit and continue straight until you come to the Old Farm Gate on your right (approx. 2 miles from the Rosemont Exit, the 5th traffic light you come to on Rosemont).

Frederick National Laboratory is located within the Ft. Detrick U.S. Army facility in Frederick, Maryland. Please be aware that you will be asked to provide Ft. Detrick security with proof of identification, your vehicle may be briefly searched at the gate before being allowed to enter the facility grounds, and you will need to go to Protective Services in Building 426 to receive a visitor's pass. Below you will find some useful maps of the Frederick National Laboratory Campus area and driving directions from many common starting points.

Please visit the Frederick National Lab's Visitor's Guide page for more in depth information.

Campus Map
Frederick National Laboratory Campus Map (pdf)

For GPS Directions, please enter the following:
549 Sultan St
Frederick, MD 21702
Google Maps Link

Directions from Baltimore, Maryland:
Total Distance: Approximately 53 miles
 
  • Follow I-695 west towards Towson to I-70 west (approximately 20 miles).
  • Follow I-70 west (exit 16) to Frederick (approximately 45 miles).
  • As you approach Frederick, you will exit at Rt. 15 north to Frederick/Gettysburg, PA.
  • Follow Route. 15 North to the Fort Detrick/Rosemont Avenue Exit.
  • Bear right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rosemont Avenue.
  • Follow straight to Old Farm Drive; turn right into the Old Farm Gate.
  • Follow through gate to yield sign at 3-way intersection and turn right onto Doughten Drive.
  • At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Sultan Drive and then an immediate left onto Miller Drive.
  • Protective Services in Building 426 will be on the right.
  • Parking is available in the Building 549 parking lots.

Directions from Washington, DC:
Total Distance: Approximately 55 miles
 
  • Follow I-270 north to Frederick
  • As you approach Frederick, I-270 ends and becomes Rt. 15 north to Frederick/Gettysburg, PA.
  • Follow Route. 15 North to the Fort Detrick/Rosemont Avenue Exit.
  • Bear right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rosemont Avenue.
  • Follow straight to Old Farm Drive; turn right into the Old Farm Gate.
  • Follow through gate to yield sign at 3-way intersection and turn right onto Doughten Drive.
  • At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Sultan Drive and then an immediate left onto Miller Drive.
  • Protective Services in Building 426 will be on the right.
  • Parking is available in the Building 549 parking lots.

Directions from Northern Virginia/Leesburg area: (Dulles Airport)
Total Distance: Approximately 44 miles
 
  • Follow Rt. 28 north to Rt. 7 west and Leesburg.
  • As you approach Leesburg, you will exit at the Rt. 15 bypass around the city and continue towards Point-of-Rocks/Frederick, MD.
  • You will cross the Potomac River at Point-of-Rocks and continue north on Rt. 15 to Frederick (road bears left after crossing the bridge).
  • Follow Route. 15 North to the Fort Detrick/Rosemont Avenue Exit.
  • Bear right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rosemont Avenue.
  • Follow straight to Old Farm Drive; turn right into the Old Farm Gate.
  • Follow through gate to yield sign at 3-way intersection and turn right onto Doughten Drive.
  • At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Sultan Drive and then an immediate left onto Miller Drive.
  • Protective Services in Building 426 will be on the right.
  • Parking is available in the Building 549 parking lots.

Directions from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI):
Total Distance: Approximately 54 miles
 
  • Follow I-195 west
  • Merge onto MD-295 S via EXIT 2B toward WASHINGTON
  • Merge onto MD-100 W toward Ellicott City.
  • Merge onto US-29 N / Columbia Pike toward I-70.
  • Merge onto I-70 W via exit 25B toward Frederick.
  • Merge onto US-40 W via exit 53B toward Gettysburg. US-40 W will become US-15 N.
  • Follow Route. 15 North to the Fort Detrick/Rosemont Avenue Exit.
  • Bear right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rosemont Avenue.
  • Follow straight to Old Farm Drive; turn right into the Old Farm Gate.
  • Follow through gate to yield sign at 3-way intersection and turn right onto Doughten Drive.
  • At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Sultan Drive and then an immediate left onto Miller Drive.
  • Protective Services in Building 426 will be on the right.
  • Parking is available in the Building 549 parking lots.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):
Total Distance: Approximately 52 miles
 
  • From airport, go north on exit ramp.
  • Merge onto George Washington Memorial Pkwy N (Passing through District of Columbia - then crossing into VA).
  • Merge onto I-495 N / Capital Beltway toward MD (Crossing into MD).
  • Keep LEFT to take I-270 SPUR N via exit 38 toward Rockville / Frederick.
  • I-270 Spur N becomes I-270 N.
  • I-270 N becomes US-40 W.
  • US-40 W becomes US-15 N.
  • Follow Route. 15 North to the Fort Detrick/Rosemont Avenue Exit.
  • Bear right at the bottom of the ramp onto Rosemont Avenue.
  • Follow straight to Old Farm Drive; turn right into the Old Farm Gate.
  • Follow through gate to yield sign at 3-way intersection and turn right onto Doughten Drive.
  • At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Sultan Drive and then an immediate left onto Miller Drive.
  • Protective Services in Building 426 will be on the right.
  • Parking is available in the Building 549 parking lots.


General Information

For conference related questions please contact Laura Hooper
301-402-6454

Location


Bldg 549 Conference Center
NCI-Frederick

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