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Air Force to Conduct Training at Warning Area 517

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by December 20, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

 

ASAN, Guam (Dec. 16, 2016) – The Air Force will conduct training at Warning Area 517

(W-517) Dec. 20-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The general public, especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear of the areas during the date and times indicated. [restrict]

W-517 is activated south of latitude 12° 40’ 00″N. All vessels are advised to remain clear of W-517 south of latitude 12° 40’ 00″N. Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank are open for public use. W-517 is an irregular shaped polygon comprising of 14,000 nautical square miles of airspace that begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. W-517 is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 10″N/144° 30″E, 13° 10″N/144° 42″E, 12° 50″N/144° 45″E, 11° 00″N/144° 45″E, 11° 00″N/143° 00″E, 11° 45″N/143° 00″E, 12° 50″N/144° 30″E. [/restrict]

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