Warning: Stay Clear of Warning Area 517 Tuesday and Wednesday

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Guam – The Navy is advising that it will conduct training  within Warning Area-517 next Tuesday and Wednesday, November 16 & 17 from 8 am – 5 pm.
The general public especially fisherman, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear from these areas during the times and dates indicated.

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. This will affect fishing in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank. 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.

For more information, contact the Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs Office  at (671) 339-3209.

Navy to Conduct Training on Warning Area-517

 

Santa Rita, Guam (Nov. 12, 2010) – The Navy will conduct training on Warning Area-517 on Nov. 16-17 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

The general public especially fisherman, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear from these areas during the times and dates indicated.

 

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. This will affect fishing in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank. 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.

 

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For more information, contact the Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs Office

at (671) 339-3209.