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OPPA Contacts

List of OPPA Point of Contacts


Contacting OPPA

For general office communication, feedback, and inquiries, please contact:

OPPA
Email: nesdis.OPPAactions@noaa.gov
OPPA's Main Line: (301) 713-0100

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OPPA Web Master
Email: oppa.webmaster@noaa.gov
Phone: (301) 713-9300

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Planning your visit to OPPA

Please call ahead or email to make an appointment.

Please bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license or passport. There is a security check point where you will need to present your id and go through metal detector. A government employee will meet you in the lobby once you have been cleared at the security checkpoint, and will escort you during your visit.

OPPA Street Address:

NOAA / NESDIS / OPPA SSMC-1 (Silver Spring Metro Center, Building #1)
Suite 6200 (6th Floor)
1335 East West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

 

Directions to the OPPA Office

METRO Access to NOAA SSMC-1

NOAA's Silver Spring Campus is located directly adjacent to the Silver Spring METRO station. Board the METRO Red Line towards Glenmont or Silver Spring and disembark at the Silver Spring station, which is two stops after the Fort Totten station. Once off the METRO, use the escalators following the sign to "Buses, South Side Colesville Road". Once you reach the bottom, exit towards the left. The building you see/face is SSMC-1, 1335 East West Highway. Enter the building take the elevator to the sixth (6th) floor. On the sixth floor, the OPPA’s office is located on the west side of the building.

From Downtown Washington DC via 16th Street

Take 16th Street North towards Silver Spring, MD and turn right on Colesville Rd. At the next traffic signal turn right on East-West Highway (MD 410 East). The NOAA campus is on the left-hand side of the street, first building. There are two public parking garages on the left. Please be sure to park in a metered space that does not requiring a "P.C.S. Permit." All public spaces are metered at a rate of $0.75 per hour for 3 hour parking and $0.50 per hour for longer terms. You will find SSMC1 on the left-hand side of the street at the corner of East-West Highway and Colesville Road. Enter the building take the elevator to the sixth (6th) floor. On the sixth floor, the OPPA’s office is located on the west side of the building.