Skip to comments.FAA closes airspace around Area 51 ahead of alien raid event
Posted on 09/18/2019 4:54:51 PM PDT by McGruff
To deal with any extraterrestrial-seeking attendees of the viral Storm Area 51 event, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that airspace around Area 51 will be temporarily closed this weekend.
The FAA issued temporary flight restrictions between September 18-23 for special security reasons in the Nevada desert where U.S. Air Forces Nevada Test and Training Range commonly known as Area 51 is located. That means no one can fly aircraft in the surrounding area, including would-be alien hunters hoping to send a drone hovering above Area 51.
The closures could be a result of the popularity of the Area 51 Facebook event called, Storm Area 51, They Cant Stop All of Us, which has captured the interest millions of people. According to the Facebook invite, 2.1 million have RSVPed as attending the event, though theres almost no chance even a fraction of that number shows up when it kicks off on September 20. The events description reads, We will all meet up in Rural Nevada and coordinate our parties. If we Naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens.
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Regardless of all the hype about it, it is a gov. facility and people should not try to get in.
The invaders are total morons.
Airspace over Groom Lake is called “Area 51.” The FAA issued a notice that they are expanding the restricted airspace of Area 51. (Again, Area 51 is the airspace over Groom Lake.) Almost all the airspace over southern Nevada is part of the airspace that is carved out over Nevada and numbered.
Why is this stupid crap here? It’s been long known that Area 51 and other areas in Nevada are restricted fly zones where we test our latest aircraft and other weapons. This bs article should be pulled.
I happen to park in parking “Area 51” at my workplace. I’ve ordered $30 worth of multicolored inflatable aliens to load into my car for the big day Friday.
Is Las Vegas taking odds on the number of idiots expected to be arrested or shot?
My forecast is that a couple of teenagers will show up, smoke a joint, and leave without incident.
If there were any aliens down there they would be deep underground—and totally undiscoverable by civilians.
So, agreed, the “invaders” plan makes no sense.
TFR 2019-9625-1, Sep 19, 301AM-Sep 23 259AM
“National Defense Airspace”
That means bad things can happen to you if you fly through it, such as never flying legally again, up to and including meeting Mr. Missle, head-on....
I believe the Air Force has already issued an official warning not to trespass on their top-secret facility.
Ignoring a warning from the U.S. military is historically a very bad idea. The Air Force has some very scary weaponry, and thats just the stuff theyve told us about.
You’re right - and they haven’t told us even close to HALF of what they have.
Protesters: “They can’t stop all of us!”
A-10 pilot: “Hold my beer”.
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Oh well, that means no overhead news chopper. DARN!
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