White Sands Mall is the premier shopping destination and town center for South Central New Mexico. Located in Alamogordo, New Mexico, it is a 266,366 square foot community shopping center. Located alongside Highways 54/70, the Center enjoys high tourist traffic from El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, NM, as well as Ruidoso, NM, and other surrounding communities. The Center is located in an enviable location, as the adjacent areas surrounding it are the most rapidly developing, both residentially and commercially.
JC Penney’s, Beall’s, and Big Kmart anchor the Center. We have many other national retailers as well. Footlocker, Zales Jewelers, Burke’s Outlet, GNC, Payless Shoes, Sally’s Beauty Supply, H & R Block, JC Penney Salon and Subway. White Sands Mall also has a strong mix of local business’s, Cuttin' Up, LA Nails, Hometown Sports Cuts, Juan’s Cactus Café, Chinese Express, Smiley's Chinese Cafe, Tropical Sno, Bill's Collectibles, Books Revisited, Children's Dental Clinic.and the Armed Forces Recruiters.
Alamogordo is located in the beautiful Tularosa Basin, which boasts of the White Sands National Monument, the world’s largest gypsum dunes in the world; New Mexico’s oldest zoo; it is the ‘stomping grounds’ of Billy the Kid, Sheriff Pat Garret, Oliver Lee, just to name of few of our colorful early settlers. You can play golf on 10 different courses in a 60mile radius, from high desert to the beautiful Aspens. One of the few places you can play golf and ski on the same day, 20 miles apart!
We are also privileged to have Holloman Air Force Base 6 miles from town. They are an integral part of our community and has been a proud member of the local community since 1942. It's currently home to the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft as well as more than 30 tenant units.
Supported population: Holloman AFB supports about 21,000 Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, retirees, DoD civilians and their family members.
Present aircraft flown at Holloman AFB: F-16, T-38 Talon, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, QF-4 Drone, and German air force Tornado.
Holloman is home to the world's longest (50,788 feet, or almost 10 miles) and fastest (approaching 10,000 feet per second, or Mach 9) test track. The 846th Test Squadron set the world land speed record for a railed vehicle with a run of 6,453 mph, or Mach 8.5.
All in all, we are a skilled community, a great place to do business. Our quality of life is outstanding, and recreational opportunities abound.