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Westfield residents should expect more air traffic from Barnes

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WESTFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Residents in Westfield should be aware of more air traffic for the next few days. 

Barnes Air National Guard Base officials are advising residents in the area that the base will be conducting training exercises over the next few days.

Residents will see increased aircraft activity but there is no need to be alarmed.

Officials tell CBS 3 that the training will be conducted starting Saturday and last through Tuesday.

They say that the training missions are required to maintain the unit's ability to be ready to respond to any situation.

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