Located north of Oak Harbor, Whidbey NAS encompasses over 7,000 acres. This base is the only one in the world to operate the Growler series of jets. With 2400 civilian personnel, 7400 military, and their families, this base has all the amenities you’d expect and more. As well as housing, entertainment, and healthcare facilities, you’ll find state-of-the-art training facilities, flight … Read More
Jets from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island train over the island for various missions. One of the most challenging is practicing landing on an aircraft carrier. Learn more about when and where this training occurs and the complexities of an aircraft carrier landing.
The guns of Ft. Casey and Ft. Ebey, the planes and jets of Naval Air Station Whidbey, the military barracks of Camp Casey; they’re all part of the military history of Whidbey Island.
The transformation from mainland to island is not only physical, it’s psychological. The pace is not only slower, it feels as if you’ve stepped back in time. The mild climate and close proximity to Seattle make either island an easy getaway all year round. Named “the easy island,” Camano Island offers visitors a relaxed experience. The island is known for … Read More
Community Transit’s 417 bus offers direct service from downtown Seattle to the Mukilteo ferry terminal with five trips each weekday. Community Transit’s 880 bus offers direct service from Seattle’s University District to the Mukilteo ferry with eight trips each weekday. Among the stops is the Ash Way Park and Ride and the Swamp Creek Park and Ride. Community Transits 113 … Read More