Grand Forks Air Force Base

Grand Forks, North Dakota

Included zipcodes 58204 58205

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Grand Forks Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation in northeastern North Dakota, located north of Emerado and 16 miles west of Grand Forks. In the 2010 census, the base was counted as a census-designated place with a total population of 2,367, down from 4,832 in 2000. Opened 58 years ago in early 1957, the base's current host unit is the 319th Air Base Wing (319 ABW) assigned to the Expeditionary Center of the Air Mobility Command (AMC). The 319th Air Base Wing is commanded by Colonel Rodney Lewis and the wing Command Chief Master Sergeant is CMSgt David Duncan. Schools on base: Nathan Twining Elementary School During the Cold War, GFAFB was a major installation of the Strategic Air Command (SAC), with B-52 bombers, KC-135 tankers, and Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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School Name Grade Type
Carl Ben Eielson Elementary School
PK - 3 Public
Nathan Twining Elementary School
4 - 5 Public
Nathan Twining Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Emerado Elementary School
PK - 8 Public
Manvel Elementary School
PK - 8 Public
New Testament Baptist Christian School
1 - 12 Private
Midway High School
9 - 12 Public
Midway Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Midway Middle School
6 - 8 Public
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Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Building 105
Grand Forks, ND 58205

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Cities Near Grand Forks Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Grand Forks 14.9 miles 54,095 $155,800 $685
Larimore 11.8 miles 1,527 $94,200 $480
Emerado 2.4 miles 331 $78,600 $654
Gilby 9.8 miles 279 $76,100 $463
Manvel 12.8 miles 408 $127,200 $797

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