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Landing practices restarting at Ault Field

Starting Nov. 4, aircraft from Whidbey Island Naval Air Station's Electronic Attack (VAQ) Wing will ramp up Field Carrier Landing Practices  at Ault Field for approximately three weeks.

The base will be using either Runways 7/25 or 14/32, based upon prevailing conditions. This will be the first use of Runway 14/32 for FCLPs since July.

Residents living in Anacortes, other areas on Fidalgo Island and Oak Harbor communities near Ault Field should expect to hear an increase in operations while the VAQ Wing conducts these training evolutions, which are critical for training pilots to qualify for aircraft carrier operations.

For questions or concerns call 360-257-6665 or email comments.NASWI@navy.mil

 

 

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