Skip to main content (Press Enter).
Navy Band Northwest
Navy Band Northwest Leadership
Transient Personnel Unit
Operations and Management
CNIC Program Links
Environmental Stewardship and Compliance
Stewardship in the Spotlight
Water Quality Information
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
NAS Whidbey Island
NAVMAG Indian Island
Field Carrier Landing Practice Schedule at the NAS Whidbey Island Complex for Week of July 11-17, 2022
07 July 2022
From NASWI PAO
There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field in Oak Harbor the week of July 11-17, 2022.
There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field in Oak Harbor the week of July 11-17, 2022. The Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash. is closed to jet aircraft traffic due to airfield maintenance.
People living in local communities should remain aware that the aforementioned operations are not the only operations out of NAS Whidbey Island, particularly at Ault Field, which is a 24-hour-a-day operational facility. There are many other training evolutions that people may hear. However, the aircraft carrier flight training operations are types of operations that involve lower altitude flight training in close vicinity to the airfield.
The base will make every effort to let the community know if there are additions to published schedules.
Coupeville carrier operations
Day Time Frame
Ault Field carrier operations
Day Time Frame
Thursday, July 14 Night to Late Night
The FCLP and other carrier-based training tempos are driven by operational training requirements, and may fluctuate due to weather and maintenance.
NAS Whidbey Island remains open continuously to support flight operations and training. Schedules for OLF Coupeville and Ault Field will continue to be released weekly for community planning purposes. Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island’s comment line at (360) 257-6665 or written in an email to
Comments regarding flight operations should note the time an event occurred, where exactly the event occurred and as much detail as possible about what was seen. We also ask that people leave their contact information for our tracking purposes. All other questions can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island Public Affairs Office at (360) 257-2286.
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.
NO FEAR ACT
PLAIN WRITING ACT
DOD SAFE HELPLINE
Commander, Navy Region Northwest | 1100 Hunley Road | Silverdale, WA 98315
Official U.S. Navy Website