Outlying Field (OLF) Site 8
Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, provides aviation and ground fuel support services at Outlying Field (OLF) Site 8 and Outlying Field (OLF) Spencer Field, Both supported outlying fields lie southwest of NAS Whiting Field. Spencer Field is 14 miles from the base on Route 90 while Site 8 is 38 miles west on Route 90A. Both location are supported by the deployment of a 2000-gallon JP5 fuel servicing trucks to service helicopters. Ground fuels, MUR and LS2, are delivered to Site 8, Choctaw Field, and Saufley Field on Tuesdays, and Thursday and to Spencer Field as requested. Other than the small Air Operations controlled MUR and LS2 tanks used to store fuel for and service yellow gear, there are no bulk fuel facilities at Site 8 and Spencer Field.
On May 3, 2001 the the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners adopted an Ordinance of Escambia County, Florida, amending Sections 2, 3 and 4 of Ordinance Number 2001-13 relating to disclosures by owners and/or lessors of real property located within the accident potential zones or noise zones established for Naval Air Station Pensacola as more specifically set forth and described in Article Eleven, "Airport Environs" of the Escambia County Land Development Code to buyers and/or lessees; adding clear zones to the disclosure requirements; and removing OLF Site 8 from the required disclosure areas.
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