Naval Air Station Patuxent River Warning
NAS Pax River Upcoming Road Work
TATE ROAD: Oct. 25-28 -- Road will be is closed; there will be a detour route around Hangar 301

BUSE ROAD: Nov. 1-2 -- multiple impacts
1) Gate 1 will be closed; Gate 2 will act as the main gate for Nov. 1-2
2) Buse Road will be closed from Gate 1 to Cuddihy Road
3) Buse Road will be down to one lane open in both directions from Cuddihy Road to Cedar Point Road

Please note that this work is dependent on weather and the schedule may have to shift again.
Energy Action = Mission Success
    

ENERGY ACTION MONTH

     For more information:

     Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment
     http://www.secnav.navy.mil/eie/Pages/Energy.aspx

     Navy Energy:  http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/energy/

     Commander, Navy Installations Command:  http://cnic.navy.mil/energy

     Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O):  www.hqmc.marines.mil/e2o

     Marine Corps Installations Command:
     http://www.mcicom.marines.mil/Units/GFFacilities/GF1Energy.aspx

 

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. NAS volunteers put on a spooktacular show during the Haunted House event off Millstone Road, Oct. 23-25. Eerie lights adorned the barn during the Haunted House event off Millstone Road, Oct. 23-25. The Rassieur Youth Center hosted is annual Pumpkin Carnival, Oct. 24.

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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