posted on Jul, 13 2012 @ 08:36 PM
Even with no flags running, commercial aircraft would not be flying that close to Groom Lake. What is happening is there are thunderstorms around
Vegas. The last time I check they were west of the city. Ely is really getting zapped. By some fluke, the NTTR is relatively lightning free. Thus ATC
instructed the commercial flights to go over the range. It is Nellis Control in charge, so it is not like the DoD doesn't know what is going on.
I posted one of these reroutings a few years ago.