July 13, 2024

Enviro Impacts of New Pax Buildings on Display 4/8

pax river aerial

Part of the Navy assessment of private construction & a 50-year lease of new office buildings at NAS:Patuxent River includes public presentation of impacts April 8.

PAX Entry Changes for NCACS/RAPID ID Holders

All NCACS/RAPID GATE credential holders will be required to show a 2nd form of ID to access NAS Patuxent River, effective Wed., Jan. 8, 2014.

Museum On Track, Membership Drive Too

Construction is cleared to resume on the new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and the membership drive is underway as well. For as little as $35 you can join the effort to bring a world class museum to Pax and get a museum shop discount as well.

100 Amendments OK’d for House DoD Budget Debate

Amendments on NSA email surveillance, arms to Syria and the US role in Egypt are among those approved for consideration as the House tackles the DoD budget bill.

Pax Noise Advisory for July 17th & 18th

F-35C JSF night takeoff

Evening test events are scheduled from 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

New Gate Closings Begin Today: June 19

Gate 2 Closing Nights & Weekends beginning Wednesday, June 19, Gate 1 will be open 24/7. Reduction of access point into NAS:Patuxent River will increase base security and its anti-terrorism posture, CO explains to community.

Expect Loud Flight Patterns from Pax Friday Morning

Attack Aircraft

Lexington Park residents may notice increased noise levels Friday, 8-10 a.m. Pilot training that morning will include low altitude flight patterns

First Catapult Launch of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

UCAS X-47B Cat Launch

In preparation for the first catapult launch of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B unmanned aircraftat Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.