OLF Flight Schedule: December 25 – 2017 to January 1 – 2018

July 1-3, 2019 - Growler flight schedule - OLF Coupeville

Not exactly a present from the Navy, to round up our holiday season in Central Whidbey.

If weather holds, of course. So far, rain is predicted for Thursday and Friday.

OLF Schedule: December 25 – 2017 to January 1 – 2018

There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., on Wednesday, December 27, Thursday, December 28, and Friday, December 29, 2017.  No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) operations are scheduled to occur at Ault Field the week of December 25, 2017 to January 1, 2018.

Both runways at Ault Field are now open.

Coupeville Carrier Operations

Wednesday, Dec. 27               Mid-Morning to Early Evening

Thursday, Dec. 28                   Mid-Morning to Early Evening

Friday, Dec. 29                       Mid-Morning to Early Afternoon


Ault Field carrier operations



Source: Navy Schedule Page


  1. Vincent Granville

    They are at war with the local residents. Why having such noisy, low-flying, slow planes that enemies can spot miles away, that are easy targets, other than for inflicting pain to the local population hoping no one goes berserk against them?

  2. Joe "AvgeekJoe" Kunzler

    Considering I checked your site out, let me take this rebuttal Vincent in an analytical way: The American Navy is doing what the patriotic majority of Americans want. They did this before the latest clown in the White House; they will do this regardless if it’s President Derek Kilmer or President Chris Murphy or G*d Forbid President Donald Trump in 2021. Regardless of whom the Mayor of Coupeville is or does, the Navy will keep using OLF.

    Quite frankly 5 January 1967 happened: – and the Navy got aviation easements & conservation easements to get their way. Therein lies your problem. Compute that.

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