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.
Selected Public Transit Routes to Whidbey and Camano Islands From Sea-Tac Airport to Whidbey Island – Option 1 – Weekdays Only Take light rail to the International District station. Walk to the nearby King street station The Seattle Sounder train service departs on weekday evenings only at 4:05 p.m., 4:33 p.m., 5:05 p.m., and 6:50 p.m. Disembark at the … Read More
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