MCAS Miramar Operations Information and Contacts

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MCAS Miramar Operations Department provides world class operational and service support excellence to all tenant organizations in order to facilitate achieving strategic combat readiness and training objectives, as stated on their website.

  • For Airfield issues or inquiries, call the Airfield Operations Duty Officer (ODO) at 858-577-4277 or 858-577-4279 or email
  • For safety or noise complaints, call the numbers above for the ODO or email your safety or noise complaints with name, street address and details of complaint to include time, date, and type of aircraft if known to the ODO at
  • For Community Plans & Liaison Office inquiries, contact Kristin Camper at MCAS Miramar 858-577-6609 or email
  • For MCAS Miramar flight operations inquiries and/or safety and noise complaints, the Operations Duty Officer (ODO) prefers phone calls, rather than emails, as close to the time of the incident as possible. This allows the staff answering the phones to record and respond immediately.

To file a safety or noise complaint at other area airports, including Montgomery Field, visit

December 28, 2016: Maj. Gen. Mark Wise, commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, relieved Lt. Col. Wade Workman of his duties as the commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, today, due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to continue to serve in that position. For more information, visit

December 2, 2016: Maj. Gen. Mark Wise, commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, relieved Lt. Col. Michael Hernandez, commanding officer of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11, today, due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to continue to lead. For more information, visit

November 16, 2016, Channel 8 – Low-flying aircraft making a lot of noise at Miramar:

November 16, 2016, Channel 10 – Residents shaken when military plane rumbles over University City neighborhood:

November 16, 2016: Response from MCAS Miramar Public Affairs Office, 858-577-6000, about the incident on November 15 at approx 9:36 PM:

The aircraft under speculation was an Air Force C-17. Based off the safest form of approach aircraft may land using a pattern that takes them in a different direction; they can come in for approach from west to east or east to west. Last night the aircraft landed heading west to east, which may have caused a spike in noise concerns. Wind patterns and equipment aboard the aircraft dictate what pattern will be used for safest approach and landing. All aircraft aboard MCAS Miramar adhere to the regulations and standards set forth by the FAA. No aircraft have deviated from the approved flight paths.

October 2016: WebTrak San Diego International Airport ( and WebTrak McClellan-Palomar Airport ( are no longer routinely tracking flight activity into and out of MCAS Miramar. For more information, contact Miramar Operations.


On October 7, 2016, University City resident Ron Belanger was interviewed by CBS 8.

cbs8-ron-belanger-miramarSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Anger after Miramar jet buzzes crash neighborhood.

A deadly military jet crash devastated a University City neighborhood eight years ago, and on Friday there are major questions after a Miramar jet was spotted flying low over the very same area.

The MCAS Miramar jet was flying so low a photographer was able to use his iPhone to record the low fly-by.

University City resident Ron Belanger, a retired Naval aviator, ran out of his house when he heard the F-18 – fearing it would crash.

View video and read entire transcript at

2016 Miramar Air Show pics and videos, courtesy of Ron Belanger at

ron-blue-angelsHello All,

The 2016 MCAS Miramar Air Show took place the last weekend of September. Each year people in my neighborhood get a front row seat to watch the aerial performances.

The Blue Angels (and other aerial performers) fly over University City. This year they were a bit higher and slower than previously but still very impressive.

We also got to see the USMC F-35 performing. I put together a short album of pics and videos. Feel free to download them. Of course, I retain commercial rights to them.

Take a look at

Cheers…   Ron

MCAS Miramar Operations Announcements (planned events subject to change without notice):

– Delayed completion of new runway until November 28: Single runway operation. From February 16 until November 28, Runway 24L, the shorter runway to the south, will be closed for repairs. All takeoffs and landings during the time will use Runway 24R, the longer runway to the north.

– Ongoing: MCAS Miramar increases Military Police Presence. Military Police Officers are scheduled to have an increased presence in the outer areas of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Military Police will be actively patrolling the border areas east of I-805 and north of CA-52, in addition to the East Miramar training areas. Community Members are advised to not enter these areas or they may be cited and subject to federal fines. For additional information, please contact 858-577-6000 or, or follow MCAS Miramar Twitter feed @MCASMiramarCA.

My Base Guide MCAS MiramarWelcome to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. Since October 1, 1997, Marines and Sailors have been living and working aboard the 23,000-acre facility. Miramar’s primary mission is to maintain and operate the facilities and provide services and material to support operations of the 3rd MAW and other tenant organizations.

Read about MCAS Miramar history, commands, services and facilities, and recent news releases at the Unofficial Welcome Guide and Telephone Directory provided by My Base Guide at, last updated June 2016.

General aviation resources:

MCAS Miramar Air Installation Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ):

MCAS Miramar Fixed Wing AICUZ
MCAS Miramar Fixed Wing Flight Corridors AICUZ
Miramar AICUZ Rotary Wing Flight Corridors
MCAS Miramar Rotary Wing Flight Corridors AICUZ

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