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Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA | Featured Military Space-A Air Terminal of the Week

This week's featured Space-A air terminal is the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in the beautiful Oak Harbor, Washington. Recent flights this month include Jacksonville, FL, NAS Fallon, NV, and Honolulu, HI, each with over 100 open seats! Last month flights include Tucson, AZ and NAS Oceana, VA.

While this is not an AMC terminal, it is an active air station with fairly frequent missions. Whidbey Island is a beautiful place to be, so even if your flight gets changed (which happens), you'll find plenty to do in the area while you wait.

Whidbey Island is a beautiful and peaceful destination in the Pacific Northwest. Here are some things to do on Whidbey Island:

  1. Beaches: Whidbey Island has over 45 miles of coastline with numerous beaches, including:

  • Fort Ebey State Park: A popular spot for beachcombing, birdwatching, and picnicking.

  • Deception Pass State Park: Features a scenic beach with stunning views of the Deception Pass Bridge.

  • Crescent Harbor Beach: A quiet, secluded beach perfect for relaxation.

  1. Outdoor Activities:

  • Hiking: Explore the island's many trails, such as the Whidbey Island Trail, the Ebey's Landing Historical State Park Trail, and the Fort Ebey State Park Trail.

  • Kayaking or Paddleboarding: Rent equipment and explore the island's waterways, including the Saratoga Passage and the Puget Sound.

  • Birdwatching: Whidbey Island is a major stopover for migratory birds, with over 200 species documented.

  1. History and Culture:

  • Ebey's Landing Historical State Park: Learn about the island's pioneer history and explore the reconstructed Ebey's Landing farmhouse.

  • Whidbey Island Museum: Discover the island's history, from Native American culture to modern times.

  • Fort Ebey State Park: Explore the remains of the World War II-era fortification.

  1. Food and Drink:

  • Visit the Whidbey Island Farmers Market (seasonal) for local produce, crafts, and food.

  • Try some of the island's famous seafood at one of the many restaurants, such as the Whidbey Island Brewing Company.

  • Visit the Whidbey Island Winery for wine tastings and tours.

  1. Other Activities:

  • Visit the Whidbey Island Lighthouse, a historic aid-to-navigation beacon.

  • Take a scenic drive along the island's rural roads, exploring the countryside and spotting wildlife.

  • Attend a performance at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts.

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