Increase in flying activity - RAAF Base Williamtown

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Newcastle and Port Stephens community may notice an increase to flying operations from RAAF Base Williamtown from Monday 26 November to Friday 7 December 2018.

Up to 28 aircraft will take off from approximately 9:00 am on Monday to Friday during this period. All aircraft will return to base by 6:00 pm each day. Residents may also notice aircraft returning to base and taking off again throughout the day.

There will be no weekend or night flying during the period.

The increase in flying activity is required for the aircrew to meet flying qualification and currency requirements.

Noise management and environment impact are vital considerations in the planning and conduct of military flying.

Air Force appreciates the support from the Newcastle and Port Stephens community during the conduct of this flying activity.

Information on aircraft noise and current flying activities is available at http://www.defence.gov.au/aircraftnoise, or by calling 1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)