DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — Eglin AFB will be conducting nighttime flight operations in the coming weeks.
Visitors and locals along the coast will hear the loud F-35 engines roar overhead between 8:00 pm. and 10:00 pm. each night on the schedule.
Night Fly Operation Schedule:
- May 23 – 26
- May 31 – June 2
Eglin AFB said the 58th Fighter Squadron is required to train with night fly operations.
The F-35 is capable of producing 115 decibels of noise. The National Institute of Occupational Safety lists 115 decibels (dB) of sound with an exposure limit of 28 seconds.
See more decibel comparisons from the Hearing Health Foundation here.
Learn more about the F-35 here.