Outlying Field near Coupeville holds landing practice next week

Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are planned at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5.

On April 1, FCLPs are scheduled from late afternoon to late night.

From April 2 through April 4, FCLPs are scheduled from early afternoon to late at night, and on April 5, FCLPs are scheduled from late morning to early afternoon.

Flight operations are subject to change due to weather, operational and/or training requirements.

The Navy’s OLF at Coupeville is a critical national security asset that provides essential training for Navy pilots based at NAS Whidbey Island to conduct safe and effective aircraft carrier flight operations around the world.



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