range notifications
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Yuma, Arizona

Per the AP/1 DoD Flight Information Publication Area Planning North and South America page 3-172, paragraph 7, all Pilots "shall" check this website each and every time a Pilot enters the ranges for safety of flight range notifications and restrictions within the Restricted Areas R-2507, R-2301W, R-2510 A/B and R-2512.

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Contact Information:

Leg Iron (Range Control) 928-269-7080

MCAS Yuma Range Scheduling  928-269-2214 928-269-5575 Fax 928-269-2216 

Range Training Officer MCAS Yuma Jon Gordon (928) 269-6488 DSN 269-6488

MCAS Yuma Range Director Bill Sellars (928) 269-2405 DSN 269-2405

Hours of Operation for Leg Iron - Due to reduced manning, Yuma Range - Leg Iron temporary hours of operation are as follows: Mon-Fri 0630-2300L and Sat-Sun 0630-1700L with the exception during the WTI Courses, Yuma Range will open 24 hours a day.     Ground Personnel training on range will be placed in Bivouac Status prior to Leg Iron shutdown.  Ground units will be authorized to transition to a training status once positive 2 way communication is established, with Leg Iron, the following morning.  Aviation Ordnance Expenditures and/or Laser operations will not be authorized on the Cactus West/Yodaville Targets when Leg Iron is closed.  Aviation ordnance expenditures and/or Laser Operations are authorized in the R2507, 24 hours/day.  Ordnance Delivery authorized in R2512, 24 hours/day.

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When checking into, around, and off ranges all Aircrews shall have positive 2-Way radio Communication with Yuma Range Control (YUMA ATC) on the following frequencies: 276.0 UHF or 124.15 VHF *No Ordnance deliveries or lasing shall be authorized without positive 2-Way Radio Communication.

Primary Air Frequency 310.0 Secondary Air Frequency 141.85

Ground FM 40.83

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Click Here > Outlook Web App (OWA)

Click Here > MCAS Yuma Range SharePoint Hub

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CHAFF & FLARE OPERATIONS IN RESTRICTED AIRSPACE ALCON, All aircraft   looking to expend Chaff and/or Flares without having the Restricted Airspace   scheduled to the surface must contact Yuma Range Operations for prior authorization   NLT 24 hours prior to mission flight window. Yuma Range Operations can be reached   M-F 0730-1630 local at 928-269-2214/5575/2690 or M-F 0900-1800 local 928-269-   2215. Same day requests shall not be approved.

Click Here > Lightning Block Coordination and Clearance Procedures       

TIME CHANGE- Daylight Savings Time started March 10th, 2024.  Due to the time change, California is now on the same time as Arizona.  All Yuma ranges are always scheduled in Arizona Local Time, which is always MST.  Ensure your range request times are adjusted to reflect the time change, otherwise take the chance of your range not being properly scheduled.    (Arizona to Zulu = AZ Local + 7).
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma