Accession Number : ADA956271

Title :   Flight Operations in the Sells Airspace Overlying the Papago Indian Reservation and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Southern Arizona. Revision.

Corporate Author : AIR NATIONAL GUARD/AIR FORCE RESERVE TEST CENTER TUCSON AZ

Report Date : 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 319

Abstract : This statement discusses current and future Air Force and Air National Guard (ANG) aircrew training in the airspace over the Papago Indian Reservation and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in southern Arizona. Training in this airspace, is conducted by primarily Air Force and ANG units stationed at Luke ABF and Williams AFB near Phoenix, Arizona, and Davis-Monthan AFB and Tucson International Airport near Tucson, Arizona. Other users of the airspace include ANG units from other states during winter months; USAF aircraft from Nellis AFB, Nevada, and Holloman AFB, New Mexico; and Navy and Marine Corps aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, California, MCAS El Toro, California, Naval Air Station Miramar, California, and various carriers of the Pacific fleet. The airspace is regularly used for exercises that may be attend by participants from units or base in the United States

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS, *AIR SPACE, *FLIGHT TRAINING, FLIGHT PATHS, ARIZONA, AIR FORCE.

Subject Categories : Noise Pollution and Control
      Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE