NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) manages and operates NOAA's fleet of ships and aircraft. Comprised of civilians and officers of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, OMAO also manages the NOAA Diving Program and the NOAA Small Boat Program. NOAA and OMAO are part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Front Desk: 301-713-1045
OMAO Operating Units
Visit the pages below for contact information for each OMAO operating unit:
For media and public inquiries regarding NOAA ships, aircraft, uncrewed systems, NOAA diving, and the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a full list of NOAA public affairs contacts, please visit: https://www.noaa.gov/NOAA-Communications
General NOAA Resources
To learn about job opportunities with OMAO, including NOAA professional mariner jobs, please visit our Careers page.
Website Comments and Questions
Please send any comments or questions regarding this website to the OMAO Webmaster at email@example.com. Please do not include any personally identifiable information or attachments. Please send any comments or questions regarding NOAA.gov to the NOAA Webmaster staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Links to third-party websites does not necessarily imply OMAO, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, or U.S. Government endorsement of products or services offered by those organizations.