Expect to see and hear more than 2 dozen Black Hawk helicopters in Colorado Springs on Friday
Fort Carson officials announced on Thursday the general public should expect increased noise levels Friday morning with more than two dozen helicopters taking to the sky.
The 25 UH-60 Black Haw helicopters will be visible across the Colorado Springs Front Range area between the Mountain Post and the U.S. Air Force Academy. They are expected to be airborne between 7 and 11 a.m. on Friday. The helicopters are unarmed and it is part of a readiness exercise.
"Fort Carson is dedicated to being good neighbors and will continue to inform the public about air movements that may affect surrounding communities," Fort Carson officials wrote in a release. "We will continue to listen to our community and work through any noise issues that arise."
Noise complaints should be directed to the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at 719-526-9849.