F-35 Plan Released

Jun 28, 2018

The Fairbanks-North Pole area is at the start of a mini-boom, as the region prepares for the basing of 2 squadrons of F-35 fighter jets at Eielson Air Force Base. Challenges and opportunities presented by the F-35 basing are the focus of a draft plan released this week by the Fairbanks North Star Borough. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

An F-35 sits on the tarmac at Eielson
Credit Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson / Eielson AFB