News Release, NAS Pax River

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Residents of The Woods community are advised that up to six nighttime flights to include potential weekend flights are scheduled to take place in your vicinity from June 22 – August 20, 2019.

In an effort to lessen the disturbance of these missions, we have instructed our pilots to fly the lowest altitude portion of their flights prior to midnight, when possible. 

These missions are crucial to our national security.

Keep in mind that there are a multitude of factors that could shift the scheduling and execution of these flights, which are always conducted in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration and Navy regulations.

NAS Patuxent River appreciates your understanding and will continue to take precautions to lessen the impact of flight operations on the community. For more information call 1-866-819-9028.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

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