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Welcome to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island

Installation Information

NAS Whidbey Island is the premier naval aviation installation in the Pacific Northwest and home of all Navy tactical electronic attack squadrons flying the EA-18G Growler. Adding to the depth and capability of the air station are four P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol squadrons and two Fleet Reconnaissance squadrons flying the EP-3E Aries.

Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island's new comment line at (360) 257-6665, or via e-mail: COMMENTS.NASWI@navy.mil. All other questions can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island Public Affairs Office at (360) 257-2286.

160809-N-LQ926-030 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Aug. 9, 2016) – EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack Aircraft with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 conduct a fly-by demonstration before landing on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for a welcome home ceremony. VAQ-133 conducted an eight-month, regularly scheduled, 7th Fleet deployment aboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) supporting stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex Van’tLeven/Released) 160809-N-LQ926-228 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Aug. 9, 2016) – Cmdr. Todd Zentner, executive officer, Electric Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133, is greeted by his family on the runway of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island during a command welcome home ceremony. VAQ-133 conducted an eight-month, regularly scheduled, 7th Fleet deployment aboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) supporting stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex Van’tLeven/Released) 160625-N-DC740-023 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (June 25, 2016)  Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's Search and Rescue team perform a demonstration during the base open house. The open house provides the general public an opportunity to interact with Sailors and learn more about NASWI's role both in the community and the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington/Released) 160912-N-DC740-044 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Sept. 12, 2016) Kris Doughty, captain, Navy Region Northwest Fire and Emergency Services Station 71, strikes the bell in memory of firefighters and first responders killed in the 9/11 attacks during Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's commemoration of the 15th anniversary of 9/11. The 9/11 attacks resulted in the loss of almost 3,000 lives on U.S. soil and are commemorated annually by communities globally. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington/Released) Commander in Chief's Award Winner 160418-N-DC740-003 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (April 18, 2016) Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Flying Officer Michael Hoddinett, RAAF Wing Commander Grant Fifield, RAAF Air Commodore Mike Kitcher, director, General Capability Planning, Capt. Scott Farr, commodore, Electronic Attack Wing, Pacific, and RAAF Flying Officer Spencer Harry pose next to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129's EA-18G Growler 577, sporting an Australian paint scheme. The VAQ community is excited to continue the partnership with Australia, both in EA-18G training and in our operational EA-18G squadrons. The RAAF will soon have this capability in the South West Pacific Area of Operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington) 160802-N-DC740-006 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Aug. 2, 2016) Master-at-Arms 2nd Class John Kuchler, left, and Master-at-Arms 1st Class Kyle Stewart, right, help Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Scott Johnson put on a "red man" padded suit during the 33rd annual National Night Out (NNO) at Fort Nugent Park. NNO promotes community building and police partnerships for safer environments and better overall living. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington/Released) 160811-N-WX604-023 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Aug. 11, 2016) – Sailors assigned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island participate in the annual Partnership in Education kickoff breakfast in Oak Harbor. The annual event allows the Navy to engage in community outreach in the local school districts and organizes events before the start of the new school year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph Montemarano/Released) Happy 74th Birthday NAS Whidbey Island
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Brochure provides information about Growler operations and Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) training at OLF Coupeville.
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NEWS FROM NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND
Sep 26 2016
Sep 23 2016

 Naval Air
Station (NAS) Whidbey Island's Commanding Officer, Capt. Geoff Moore, welcomes
U.S. Air Force General Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of
Staff, to the base on Sept. 22, 2016
 


Sep 22 2016

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) or aircraft carrier-based flight training operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur either at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., or at Ault Field the week of Sept. 18-24, 2016.  


Sep 22 2016

NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) or aircraft carrier-based flight training operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur either at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., or at Ault Field the week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2016.  


Sep 19 2016




NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – A Search
and Rescue (SAR) team of five from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island
conducted a rescue mission near the High Steel Bridge in the Olympic Mountain
Range on Thursday, 15 September, 2016. 




 


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