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Noise Advisory - Open Air Engine Test Facility Operations June 21-July 1, 2022

23 June 2022

From NAS Patuxent River Public Affairs

Communities surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Tuesday, June 21, 2022 – Friday, July 01, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Communities surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Tuesday, June 21, 2022 – Friday, July 01, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
The Open Air Engine Test Facility (OAETC) will be conducting mission critical engine runs on the outside test stand. The OAETC will attempt to conduct these engine runs in accordance with the current wind noise mitigations. Over the nine day test period there will be a total of eight hours of engine runs conducted. Residents may notice increased noise levels due to these operations.
 
As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities on the community. For more information, call 1-866-819-9028.

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