MCAS Miramar Operations Information and Contacts

Lightning Strikes Miramar: 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing welcomes Corps’ first F-35C: 3rd Marine Air Wing made history when it welcomed the Marine Corps’ first F-35C Lightning II to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, January 21, 2020. For the full news story from DVIDS News, visit

For related posts, visit

F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter at MCAS Miramar: West Coast Basing of F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter squadrons is expected at MCAS Miramar in 2020. For more information about the F-35 at MCAS Miramar and links to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIR), visit

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. Our goal is to maintain meaningful, long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our neighbors and the local community. [As stated on their website.]

  • Call Miramar for current airfield and flight operations, including questions, noise complaints and other concerns about operations at MCAS Miramar. Contact the Operations Duty Officer (ODO) by phone at the time of the incident at 858-307-4277 and provide details about the incident including date, time, location and type of aircraft.
  • File noise and operations complaints and concerns electronically by email at
  • General inquiries contact Communications Office at; or call 858-307-6000
  • Safety concerns related to military aircraft flights contact FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) email at 
  • Local elected and community leaders: 
    • Representative Scott Peters (federal) phone 858-455-5550 or email at
      • Community representative Jessica Brown at 
    • Councilmember Barbara Bry (city) phone 619-236-6611 or email at 
    • Supervisor Kristin Gaspar (county) phone 619-531-5533 or email at 
    • Citizens Advocating Safe Aviation by email at

  • Capt Matthew ‘Red Bull’ Gregory, Director of Communication, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar: or 858-307-7541
  • From the Miramar Communications Officer: MCAS Miramar FAQs April 2019
  • Major Josef Patterson, Director of Communication Strategy and Operations, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I MEF:, 858-307-6847
  • Community Plans & Liaison Office inquiries, contact Kristin Camper at MCAS Miramar 858-307-6609 or email
  • Current photos and news from MCAS Miramar (with links to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and DVIDS), visit
  • Current press releases from MCAS Miramar, visit

December 8, 2018: University City Neighbors host Memorial and Tree Dedication to Honor Victims of 2008 Jet Crash. Information posted at

From Diane Ahern, Miramar Community Leaders Forum, July 2018: If you have questions about operations at MCAS Miramar and you are on Twitter, I suggest you follow @3rdmaw, @1stMEF, and @MCASMiramarCA – the Twitter feeds for the third Marine Aircraft Wing, the first Marine Expeditionary Force, and MCAS Miramar. The social media accounts of many organizations are often updated and monitored in real time. Follow University City Community Association @UCCA_SD

Welcome 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

General aviation resources:

MCAS Miramar Air Installation Compatible Use Zones (AICUZ) available for review at

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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