NORAD Exercise Planned For Seattle, Wash.
NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct a series of exercise training flights in the Seattle, Wash. airspace in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration on June 24.
The exercise will involve NORAD fighters and other aircraft flying at low altitudes in the Seattle airspace. Citizens throughout the area may hear aircraft noise at various times throughout the day.
NORAD has conducted exercises of this nature throughout the United States and Canada since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and the start of Operation Noble Eagle. Training is conducted in a disciplined manner in a professional environment to ensure NORAD's rapid response capability. For reasons of operational security NORAD will not discuss specific details of the exercises.
Contact NORAD Public Affairs at (719) 554-6889.