Notice of Flight Operations for October 2015

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Date: October 9, 2015
Contact: Jessica Ferracane, 808-985-6018

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park announces the upcoming flight plans for October 2015:


• All Tuesdays for the month of October, depending on weather and project needs, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. for ungulate surveys and control work in Kahuku between 3,000 and 7,000 ft. elevation 

• Oct. 19 between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation 

• Oct. 19 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. from the Volcano agricultural station into ‘Ōla‘a Tract to transport supplies to support ungulate control work 

• Oct. 26 between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. for petrel monitoring from the summit of Kīlauea to Mauna Loa at about 9,000 ft. elevation 

• Oct. 27-29 between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. to transport fence materials to the boundary of Kahuku and Kapapala Forest Reserve 

• Oct. 29 and 30 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. for ungulate surveys in Kahuku between 3,000 and 7,000 ft. elevation 

The park regrets any noise impact to residents and park visitors. Dates and times are subject to change based on aircraft availability and weather. 

Management of the park requires the use of aircraft to monitor and research volcanic activity, conduct search-and-rescue missions and law enforcement operations, support management of natural and cultural resources, and to maintain backcountry facilities. 

 -NPS-



Last updated: October 9, 2015

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