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News | May 8, 2019

U.S. Air Force to host public scoping meeting

By 633d Air Base Wing Public Affairs 633d Air Base Wing Public Affairs

The U.S. Air Force will host a public scoping meeting to inform the Langley Air Force Base community about the potential for the fifth generation Formal Training Unit aircraft to be located at Langley AFB, and/or Eglin AFB, Florida.

The U.S. Air Force is the lead agency preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for the suggested FTU.

The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 22 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Thomas Nelson Community College, Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666.

The purpose of this action and its alternatives includes consolidating fifth generation FTU aircraft to optimize use of the existing ramp, hangar, airspace, and range capacity while increasing pilot production and training readiness of U.S. Air Force fighter pilots.

For questions or additional information, please contact 5th Generation FTU Public Affairs at (757) 276-8556 or and put ATTN: 5th Gen Fighter Optimization EIS on all correspondence.

Scoping comments on the proposed action may be submitted via the public website at through June 24, 2019.

Submit written comments to ATTN: 5th GEN FTU EIS, 2261 Hughes Ave., Suite 155; JBSA Lackland, TX 78236-9835. For FedEx and UPS Deliveries mail to: AFCEC/CZN 5th GEN FTU EIS, 3515 S General McMullen, Suite 155, San Antonio, TX 78226.