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    Big Delta Army Airfield (Allen Field, Allen AAF) Alaska United States
Location
Lat Lat 63° 59' 40N 145° 43' 18W  Big Delta Army Airfield is located to the south of Big Delta to the east of Fairbanks in Alaska in the United States.

Construction
Built during 1942 as Big Delta Army Airfield, it was named for river delta formed by the confluence of the Delta River and the Tanana River. It was later renamed Allen Army Airfield. Fort Greely was built south of the airfield after World War II.

Today
Still in use today as Allen AAF a military airport. Airport codes: FAA: BIG / ICAO: PABI / IATA: BIG. The airfield has three runways. The first runway is oriented 24/06 measures 4,647' x 150' surfaced with asphalt. The second runway is oriented 27/09 measures 6,193' x 150' surfaced with asphalt. The third runway is oriented 36/18 measures 9,216' x 150' surfaced with asphalt.

References
Eielson Air Force Base - Official Webpage

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Last Updated
November 12, 2018

 

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