Increased aircraft activity at MacDill Airforce Base

11:20 AM, Mar 8, 2013   |    comments
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MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Residents in and around the Tampa Bay area may see elevated military air traffic beginning now until March 15.

The base is hosting international pilot upgrade training.

"We are extremely pleased to work with our international partners, and we hope that the residents of Tampa will be patient with us if it is a little nosier than usual," said Col. Scott DeThomas, 6th Air Mobility Wing commander.

The most active times with aircraft in the area will be Monday - Saturday 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, Call the 6th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at 813-828-2215.

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