To adhere to Federal Aviation Administration restrictions during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow & Warrior Expo, the RC-Fly area at Fort Steilacoom Park will close for portions of each day between Aug. 24-28.
The park falls within the Temporary Flight Restriction area that the FAA will place around McChord Field during airshow and the practice leading up to it. During specified times, all aircraft operations must cease between the ground and 15,000 feet, which would include RC-controlled aircraft.
The FAA’s required closure is as follows:
- Wednesday, Aug. 24: 12:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
- Thursday, Aug. 25: 12:50 p.m. – 3 p.m.
- Friday, Aug. 26: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 27: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Aug. 28: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.