Coast Guard establishes safety zone, restrictions for Atlantic City Air Show

Atlantic City Airshow Safety Zone 2015.ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to enforce a safety zone for the 2015 Atlantic City Airshow Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mariners will not be authorized to transit through the safety 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.

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 are working with multiple units to ensure the safety of airshow spectators and pilots,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Anton Mohammed, a boat crewmember from Station Atlantic City. “The airshow is always a big hit with our community and in order to maintain the level of success we’ve had in the past we ask that mariners do not consume alcohol while operating a boat.”

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