- In February 2001, the Unified Port of San Diego (then-manager of the San Diego International Airport) was conveyed 51 acres of NTC for airport expansion. The Port worked with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to relocate the California least tern nesting site to the Multiple Species Conservation Program area in the South Bay.
- The San Diego Historical Society is a good source for information on San Diego's naval history.
- The Naval History Center has a lot of information about the history of the U.S. Navy, including its role in San Diego.