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Mysterious Package Found at Naval Air Station North Island, Nearby Residents Being Evacuated

Special control measures have been activated on Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado due to a mysterious, unattended package that was discovered at the Visitor Center at approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning, according to a spokesman for the base.

Surrounding residents are being evacuated while emergency personnel are on the scene determining what the unidentified item is.

A perimeter has been set around the Visitor Center, which is outside the base near the front gate.


Base traffic is being directed to Gates 2 and 5. Pedestrian traffic use carrier gate (Gate 2). Outbound traffic on McCain Blvd. has been secured until further notice.