The United States Department of the Navy has prepared a Final Environmental Impact
Statement (EIS) to evaluate the potential environmental effects that may result
from the proposed homebasing of the Navy
(Joint Strike Fighter) aircraft at either Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro, CA
or Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, CA. Beginning in 2016 with completion in the
2028 timeframe, total of 100
aircraft would be homebased on the West Coast as seven active-duty FA-18C Hornet
aircraft squadrons and one training squadron progressively transition to the more
This website provides information about the Navy
West Coast Homebasing proposal, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process,
alternatives considered in the EIS, EIS project schedule, along with opportunities
for public involvement.
- The Navy would like to thank the elected officials, federal, state, and local agencies,
as well as the public for taking the time to review the Draft EIS, attend the public
meetings, and submit comments on the Draft EIS.
- The Final EIS may be downloaded from this website by selecting the “EIS Document” tab above.
- The accompanying media release is available by clicking
The United States Fleet Forces Command is the official sponsor of this project website.
Questions regarding its content may be directed to the Public Affairs Officer, Mr.
Ted Brown, at (757) 836-4427.
Website updated on July 11, 2014
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