Noise warning issued amid RAF Lakenheath flight training

F-15 fighter jets from the RAF Lakenheath-based 48th Fighter Wing are set to lead the Point Blank tr

RAF Lakenheath is warning of increased noise levels across Norfolk and Suffolk amid flight training - Credit: Archant

An RAF base is warning of a potential increase in noise levels across the region while personnel take part in flight training. 

Members of the 48th Fighter Wing, from RAF Lakenheath, will be flying on a more frequent basis until Thursday (May 13).

The operation, which will see F-15 fighter jets take to the skies, is designed to demonstrate the wing's ability to rapidly generate an airborne response. 

Night flying is expected as F-15 fighter jets from RAF Lakenheath take part in a training exercise.

RAF Lakenheath is warning of increased noise levels across Norfolk and Suffolk amid flight training - Credit: Archant

RAF Lakenheath says it will also provide aircrew and support personnel with the experience needed to capably support the NATO alliance. 

The exercise does not include plans for low-altitude flying in the area and all training is being conducted in accordance with Ministry of Defence and UK airspace regulations. 


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Anyone with aircraft-related flying concerns can email the MOD via SWK-lowflying@mod.gov.uk.

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