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NAS PAX RIVER sets noise advisory for Berkeley Springs, Letterkenny Communities March 14 – March 30, 2022

10 March 2022
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Residents of the Letterkenny, Pennsylvania and Berkeley Springs, West Virginia area are advised that nighttime flights are scheduled to take place in the vicinity of those communities from March 14 – March 30, 2022.In an effort to lessen the disturbance of these missions, we have instructed our pilots to fly

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Residents of the Letterkenny, Pennsylvania and Berkeley Springs, West Virginia area are advised that nighttime flights are scheduled to take place in the vicinity of those communities from March 14 – March 30, 2022.

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.

Residents are reminded 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 the public’s 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.


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