May 27, 2024

NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory for Solomons

Communities surrounding the NAS Pax River are advised that there are plans to make a single low-level pass of Solomons Island with 10 jets flying in formation. The event is scheduled to take place Friday, March 25, 2022, between noon and 1 pm.

Pax River Lands Sentinel Landscape Designation

Patuxent River Naval Air Station’s Atlantic Test Range has received formal designation as a Sentinel Landscape. Pax River is one of three recipients be awarded funding in the 2016 REPI Challenge cycle.

NAS:Pax Invites Public to Midway Observance June 4

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum commemorates one of the 72nd anniversary Navy’s largest victories in history, the Battle of Midway, 11:30 am, June 4

To EaseTraffic Pax Extends Hours at Gates 2 & 3

Heightened security orders midst furloughs, shutdowns and hiring freezes has NAS:Pax struggling to meet the mission and keep the traffic moving.

Pax Runway Repairs to Increase Noise Levels

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Changes in flight patterns and noise levels are anticipated until early November as repairs close one runway and increase the use of runways remaining open.

Acquisitions Chief Sees Leaner 2014 for Contractors

Looking to shield some programs and seeking R&D sources overseas, the Pentagon is struggling to adapt to disproportionate sequestration hits in FY2014.