Coast Guard, partner agencies to enforce security zone for Atlantic City Airshow

5th Coast Guard District News
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to enforce a security zone for the 2014 Atlantic City Airshow Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mariners will not be authorized to transit through the security zone, which will be enforced Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and runs from Steel Pier, southwest two miles toward Ventnor City and extends about three-quarters of a mile from the shore.

Atlantic City Airshow 2014 security zone

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the New Jersey State Police Marine Division, the Ocean City Police Department and the Avalon Fire Department will be on patrol for the event.

“We will be enforcing the security zone for the safety of airshow spectators,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Fonseca, a crewmember from Station Atlantic City. “In addition to the security zone, we want to remind all boaters to practice safe boating while they are watching the show. Please do not drink and operate a boat. Also, children must wear their lifejackets at all times while underway.”

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