Expect louder noise at Long Beach Airport: F/A-18’s to conduct training this weekend

The U.S. Marine Corps will conduct training exercises at Long Beach Airport, with two F/A-18 aircraft arriving Friday evening and departing Sunday.

The aircraft are expected to conduct training on Saturday and Sunday before their departure, according to Councilman Daryl Supernaw’s office.

The aircraft are exempt from the airport’s strict noise ordinance. “However, the military has demonstrated a desire to assist us in being a good neighbor and they have been very responsive to community concerns within their mission and safety of flight constraints,” Supernaw’s office said.

The aircraft will use noise abatement procedures when operating near LGB, officials said.


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