The arrival of the F-35s at Eielson Air Force Base will have a profound impact on the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Oil and gas development is on the ...READ MORE
F-35s Coming to Eielson AFB
The first F-35 Lightning II aircraft are expected to arrive at Eielson AFB in 2020. On April 4, 2016, the Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James signed the record of decision for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) making it official that Eielson Air Force Base will host two squadrons of the latest generation U.S. fighter jet. Thank you to all who supported this process!