Newport News Shipbuilding's main facility covers over a mile of waterfront at the end of the James River where it empties into the Chesapeake Bay in Newport News, Virginia. Other buildings are throughout the downtown Newport News area as well as in Hampton, Virginia. The referenced links provide you information needed if you are visiting NNS. Note that security and safety dictate special requirement to enter NNS facilities. Please review all requirements closely before any visit to NNS. If there are any questions, please contact your NNS representative.