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Citizen Concerns


Toll-free noise hotline: 1-866-819-9028
Please note, all calls made to the noise hotline are recorded.

Send written inquiries to the Noise Management Team at:


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Representatives from the naval air station investigate all phone and written inquiries related to a noise event within one business day, and will follow-up with the person reporting the disturbance.

Naval Air Station Patuxent River maintains a comprehensive Noise Management Program to identify and mitigate noise impacts to the community by responding to noise disturbance reports.

Citizens are encouraged to express their concerns regarding noise generated from the naval air station by contacting the station's Noise Management Team by phone, email or mail.

The team mans a toll-free noise hotline on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In the event no one is available to receive the call in person, callers should to leave their name, contact information and a description of the event so the Noise Management Team can provide them with a response.

For more information, visit the Naval Air Systems Command Atlantic Test Range website located HERE.

For news releases, including noise advisories, visit the Pax River News Page located HERE. Pax River Noise advisories are also posted on our command Facebook Page and Twitter feed.



Have questions or concerns about the air station?

The naval air station public affairs office is available to assist citizens with issues and questions they have about the naval air station. Public affairs can also provide information regarding the weekly base newspaper, Tester.

Office hours are: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays

Contact Phone Numbers
Public Affairs: 301-757-6748 / 301-757-3343
Tester newspaper: 301-342-4163
Base Operator: 301-342-3000

Naval Air Station Patuxent River Public Affairs Office
22268 Cedar Point Road Building 409
Patuxent River MD 20670-1154

You can also visit our Facebook page at:

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