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Installation Information

NAS Whidbey Island is the premier naval aviation installation in the Pacific Northwest and home of all Navy tactical electronic attack squadrons flying the EA-18G Growler. Adding to the depth and capability of the air station are eight Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance squadrons flying the P-3 Orion, P-8 Poseidon and EP-3E Aries.


Unmanned Arial Systems reporting:


The use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or “Drones” are prohibited on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Property.  NAS Whidbey Island is requesting your assistance in reporting any UAS device seen on any NASWI property. Please immediately call (360) 257-3122/3127 to report any UAS “Drone” activity on our installations. Taking photographs of the UAS can also be helpful if you are safely able to do so. Your assistance in identifying these devices is crucial to the safety and security of NAS Whidbey Island personnel, guests, and property. 

Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island's new comment line at (360) 257-6665, or via e-mail: For a directory of commonly used numbers, click here.

For media inquiries, call (360) 257-2286 or email

Static displays and flyover information can be found here.

All other questions can be directed to the NAS Whidbey Island Quarterdeck at (360) 257-2631.

  • NAS Whidbey Island security personnel MA2 Nicole Jones and MA2 Brandon Vaught conduct a barricaded hostage situation drill at an entry control point.
  • 190606-N-VH385-1033 PORTLAND, Ore. (June 6, 2019) The "Cougars" of Electronic Attack Squadron 139 perform a flyover to kick off Portland's Rose Fest Fleet Week. Portland Fleet Week is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wyatt L. Anthony)
  • 190611-N-HC646-0032 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (June 11, 2019) Dallas Smith, firefighter, Navy Region Northwest Fire & Emergency Services Battalion Three, extracts a training prop to safety in a Hot Pit Fire simulation during exercise Reliant Mishap on Ault Field. Reliant Mishap is an integrated disaster response and recovery exercise for shore-based commands to train and validate their All-Hazards and Emergency Management Plans and Hazard Specific Annexes. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marc Cuenca/Released)
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