Patuxent River, MD – NAS Patuxent River will open on a 2-hour delayed arrival schedule on 22 March. Critical personnel must report to work as previously scheduled. Civil service employees designated as non-critical who choose to report to work will be granted admin leave for the hours before the set delayed arrival time. Civil service employees may take a combination of unscheduled leave, telework and/or leave without pay (LWOP) for the entire day. Civil service employees choosing not to use a combination of unscheduled annual leave, telework, and/or LWOP for the entire workday should report 2 hours later than their regular arrival time. Non critical personnel should arrive to work two hours later than their normal scheduled start time.

Personnel should check with their command for specific guidance. Contract employees should contact their company for specific guidance. Priority 1 and 2 Roads and parking lots have been cleared. Roads will be salted/sanded overnight to help prevent refreeze.

Drivers are encouraged to slow down, allow extra time and exercise increased caution.
NAS Pax gates 1, 2 and 3 will open single inbound lanes at their normal time for critical personnel and will shift to high traffic at 8 a.m.