Ellsworth Air Force Base to Extend Training Hours This Week

A B-1, a B-2 and a B-52 fly in formation over Ellsworth Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Marc Feliz)
A B-1, a B-2 and a B-52 fly in formation over Ellsworth Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Marc Feliz)

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. — Officials with Ellsworth Air Force Base are warning people about noises they could potentially hear this week because of extended training hours.

The 28th Bomb Wing will extend its airfield operating hours Wednesday and again from June 21 through 24 for routine training missions. Base officials say the extended hours will include early morning flying missions.

Officials say base residents and those in surrounding communities could hear noises associated with flying aircraft and maintenance activities.

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