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    Eielson AFB (Mile 26 Satellite Field) Alaska United States
Location
Lat 64° 39' 57N Long 147° 6' 5W  Mile 26 Satellite Field (Eielson AFB) is located to the southeast of Fairbanks at an elevation of 548' above sea level.

Construction
Built during 1943, known as Mile 26 Satellite Field. Named to honor polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson.

Today
Still in use today as Eielson Air Force Base (Eielson AFB) as a military airport. Airport codes: FAA: EIL / ICAO: PAEI / IATA: EIL.

References
Eielson Air Force Base - Official Webpage

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Last Updated
November 12, 2018

 

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