Small Arms Range
The Small Arms Range at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, is used for basic small arms qualifications of Sailors, security, and law enforcement agencies.
Range use schedule:
|Date||Start Time||End Time|
|10/5/2012||8:00 AM||3:30 PM|
|10/9/2012||9:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|10/10/2012||9:00 AM||4:00 PM|
|10/11/2012||9:00 AM||3:00 PM|
|10/12/2012||9:00 AM||3:30 PM|
|10/13/2012||9:00 AM||3:30 PM|
|10/14/2012||9:00 AM||3:30 PM|
|10/16/2012||9:00 AM||12:00 PM|
|10/17/2012||9:00 AM||11:00 PM|
|10/18/2012||9:00 AM||10:30 PM|
|10/19/2012||9:00 AM||12:30 PM|
This schedule is subject to change without notice. For latest information contact the NAS Whidbey Island Range Safety Officer.
Monday - Friday: 7:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.
Evenings and Weekend times to be posted when scheduled.
Types of small arms qualification:
Marksmanship Course is available for all Navy small arms, including 9mm, .38 caliber, .40 caliber, and .45 caliber pistol, 12 gauge shotgun, and 5.56 mm rifle.
Live Fire Schedule:
Small arms live is likely to occur at any time from 7:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Evenings and Weekend live fire to be posted on this website when scheduled.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Small Arms Range Safety Officer 360-257-3825
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Operations Duty Officer
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Armory
Small Arms Range Danger Zone:
The NAS Whidbey Island Surface Danger Zone (SDZ) is defined by the area bounded by the following positions:
- Latitude 48°19′20″ N Longitude 122°42′6.92″ W
- Latitude 48°17′41″ N Longitude 122°43′35″ W
- Latitude 48°17′23″ N Longitude 122°45′14″ W
- Latitude 48°20′00″ N Longitude 122°44′00″ W
Warnings of Live Fire:
Prior to and during live fire at the small arms range, warnings will be indicated by:
When live firing is about to be undertaken or is in progress during daylight hours, two (2) large red warning flags will be displayed at the top of the flag poles on the western beach line of the small arms range, so as to be clearly visible from all points of entry into the danger zone.
When live firing is about to be undertaken or is in progress during periods of darkness, two (2) red flashing warning lights will be displayed at the top of the flag poles on the western beach line.
Prior to conducting live firing, Navy personnel will visually scan the danger zone to ensure that no vessels or individuals are located within it.
The danger zone will be open to fishing and general navigation when no weapons firing is scheduled, which will be indicated by the absence of any warning flags or flashing lights on land.
Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island
Cowpens Rd and Transmitter Rd.
Oak Harbor, WA 98278