Flight pattern change at NAS Pax River due to runway repairs

News Release, NAS Pax River PIO

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Communities surrounding the naval air station may notice changes in flight patterns and increased noise levels from August 19th until early November 2019 while the air station conducts runway repairs.

Repair work requires a runway to be temporarily closed resulting in increased usage of the remaining open runways. Communities that will notice increased noise levels due to changes in flight patterns include: Cedar Cove, the Lexington Park area south of the installation, Solomons Island, Lusby and California, Md.

As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities on the community. For more noise-related information call 1-866-819-9028.

For general information about the air station, please call the operator at 301-342-3000 or the public affairs office at 301-757-6748.

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