Navy to resume training flights over Whidbey Island

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Whidbey Navy JetsWHIDBEY ISLAND — Residents on Whidbey Island are getting ready for more jet noise from the naval air station. The navy’s moratorium on training flights over the island is about to end.

According to the Navy Times, the flights will resume sometime next month after being stopped for several months because of noise complaints.

Since 2008, Whidbey has been a training ground for the navy’s Growler jets. Two more squadrons could be headed for training at the base by 2015.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.