EGLIN AFB, 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 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night on the schedule.
Night Fly Operation Schedule:
- July 5 through 7 (60th Fighter Squadron)
- July 11 through 14 (58th Fighter Squadron)
Eglin AFB said the 58th Fighter Squadron and the 60th Fighter Squadron are 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 of sound with an exposure limit of 28 seconds.