Naval Air Station Patuxent River Warning
Buse Road: Nov. 22-23
Roadwork conducted on Buse Road between Cedar Point and Tate roads. Work includes crack sealing the road, which involves rolling lane closures. Traffic will be flagged through this area.
Cuddihy Road: Nov. 22-23
Roadwork conducted on Cuddihy Road between Buse and Tate roads. Work includes crack sealing the road, which involves rolling lane closures. Traffic will be flagged through this area.
Villa Road: Nov. 18-20
Villa Road is down to one lane at a time between Building 8141 and Building 8300; traffic will be flagged. Work includes milling and paving the road.
All work is pending good weather.
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     Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment

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The security department is boosting its enforcement of illegal cellphone usage while driving, and inattentive and aggressive drivers in the coming weeks. Air Operations Sailors and other volunteers conduct weekly FOD walkdowns along the runways at NAS Pax River. Soldiers from the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Regiment, known as The Old Guard, jumped from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during a helocast exercise offshore from NAS Pax River, Oct. 17. Congratulations to NAS Patuxent River 2014 Sailors of the Year. From left:  Bluejacket of the Year, Air Traffic Controller 3rd Class Rosalindo Orio; Senior Sailor of the Year, Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Jesse Schenemann; Junior Sailor of the Year, Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Andersen

Welcome to Naval Air Station Patuxent River

Celebrating 70+ years of community partnership

Where the future of Naval Aviation begins

Installation Information

Nestled in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, where the waters of the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay meet, sits Naval Air Station Patuxent River, a complex where the future of naval aviation begins.

Approximately 90 miles from the Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia, and 65 miles south of the nation’s capitol, the 14,500-acre complex includes the main station in Lexington Park, Webster Outlying Field in St. Inigoes, Naval Recreation Center Solomons in Calvert County and Bloodsworth Island Range in the Chesapeake Bay.

Since its commissioning April 1, 1943, the 71-year-old installation has evolved into the center of excellence for naval aviation.

The consolidation, integration and collocation of the Base Realignment and Closures in the mid-1990s brought more than 20,000 military and civilian employees to the station when it was selected to host the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) headquarters, and more than 50 tenant activities.

With just 1,200 employees assigned to the host air station’s staff, the civilian and military “Pax Pros” work hard to ensure the continued security and safety of its tenants while providing first-class services to all employees.

NAVAIR and NAWCAD, the two largest tenants, provide the full spectrum of acquisition management, research and development capabilities, air and ground test and evaluation, aircraft logistics, and maintenance management. This distinctive synergy supports land-based and maritime aircraft and engineering, test, evaluation, integration, and life cycle support for ship/shore electronics.

These combined capabilities are unique within the Department of Defense and ensure Pax River’s status as an aviation leader working effectively to continue progress into the 21st century.

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