FIELD CARRIER LANDING PRACTICE SCHEDULE AT NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND COMPLEX FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 13 TO AUGUST 19, 2017
NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. - Aircraft carrier-based flight training for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island is scheduled to occur at Ault Field Monday through Friday Aug. 14-18, 2017, with Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations scheduled at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Monday through Wednesday Aug. 14- 16, 2017.
People living in local communities should remain aware that the aforementioned operations are not the only operations out of NAS Whidbey Island, particularly at Ault Field, which is a 24-hour-a-day operational facility. There are many other training evolutions that people may hear. However the aircraft carrier flight training operations are types of operations that involve lower altitude flight training in close vicinity to the airfield.
Coupeville carrier operations
Day Time Frame
Monday, Aug. 14 Night - Late Night
Tuesday, Aug. 15 Night - Late Night
Wednesday, Aug. 16 Night - Late Night
Ault Field carrier operations
Day Time Frame
Monday, Aug. 14 Early Afternoon - Early Evening, then Night - Late Night
Tuesday, Aug. 15 Early Afternoon - Early Evening, then Night - Late Night
Wednesday, Aug. 16 Early Afternoon - Early Evening, then Night - Late Night
Thursday, Aug. 17 Late Morning - Early Evening, then Night - Late Night
Friday, Aug.11 Morning - Early Afternoon
Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island's comment line at (360) 257-6665, or via e-mail: comments.NASWI@navy.mil.
Comments regarding flight operations should note the time an event occurred, where exactly the event occurred and as much detail as possible about what was seen. We also ask that people leave their contact information for our tracking purposes. All other questions can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island Public Affairs Office at (360) 257-2286.
For additional information or questions contact:
Public Affairs Officer
(360) 257-2286 FAX (360) 257-3972