March 27, 2020
Navy Aircraft Noise Monitoring at NAS Whidbey Island and NAS Lemoore
Washington, D.C. —
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 directed the Department of the Navy to provide a report to the congressional defense committees by March 20, 2020, on real-time sound monitoring at no fewer than two Navy installations on the west coast. Pursuant to this directive, the Navy will conduct real-time noise monitoring of aircraft-in-flight at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington, and at NAS Lemoore, California.