Eielson Air Force Base

Eielson AFB, Alaska

Included zipcodes 99702

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Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska and just southeast of Moose Creek, Alaska. It was established in 1943 as Mile 26 Satellite Field and taken off deployment in 2007. It has been a Superfund site since 1989. ts host unit is the 354th Fighter Wing (354 FW) assigned to the Eleventh Air Force of the Pacific Air Forces. The 354 FW's primary mission is to support Red Flag √ź Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander√źdirected field training exercises for U.S. Forces, joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close-air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. Eielson AFB was named in honor of polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson. The 354 FW has been[when?] commanded by Brigadier General Mark D. Kelly.

Population
2,647
Military Population
917
Avg. Home Price
N/A
Avg. Monthly Rent
$1,965
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Crawford Elementary
692 Raven's Way EIELSON AFB, AK 99702
Grade
3 - 6
School Type
Public
Anderson Elementary
768 Kodiak St EIELSON AFB, AK 99702
Grade
PK - 3
School Type
Public
Ben Eielson Jr/sr High School
675 Raven's Way EIELSON AFB, AK 99702
Grade
7 - 12
School Type
Public
Two Rivers School
400 Two Rivers Rd FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
Grade
PK - 9
School Type
Public
North Pole Christian School
Po Box 55306 NORTH POLE, AK 99705
Grade
PK - 11
School Type
Private
North Pole Middle School
300 East 8th Ave NORTH POLE, AK 99705
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
North Pole Elementary
250 Snowman Ln NORTH POLE, AK 99705
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Star Of The North Secondary School
2945 Monk Court NORTH POLE, AK 99705
Grade
7 - 12
School Type
Public
North Pole High School
601 Nphs Blvd NORTH POLE, AK 99705
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public

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Cities Near Eielson Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Badger
15.6 miles
Distance
15.6 miles
Population
21,175
Avg. Home Price
$204,900
Avg. Rent
$1,401
North Pole
12.7 miles
Distance
12.7 miles
Population
2,153
Avg. Home Price
$210,500
Avg. Rent
$1,160
Steele Creek
23.7 miles
Distance
23.7 miles
Population
6,180
Avg. Home Price
$251,500
Avg. Rent
$1,405
Salcha
11.9 miles
Distance
11.9 miles
Population
957
Avg. Home Price
$190,200
Avg. Rent
$1,140
Moose Creek
5.6 miles
Distance
5.6 miles
Population
728
Avg. Home Price
$162,500
Avg. Rent
$866
Pleasant Valley
17.7 miles
Distance
17.7 miles
Population
280
Avg. Home Price
$68,900
Avg. Rent
$0
Two Rivers
17.6 miles
Distance
17.6 miles
Population
441
Avg. Home Price
$172,200
Avg. Rent
$0
Distance
27.5 miles
Population
155
Avg. Home Price
$155,900
Avg. Rent
$0
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