The History of Eielson AFB

Eielson is 26 miles south of Fairbanks, off of the Alaska Highway, near the City of North Pole. It lies at approximately 64 41' N Latitude, 147 05' W Longitude . The community is located in the Fairbanks Recording District. The area encompasses 12 sq. miles of land and 1 sq. miles of water.

This site was developed as a military base.

For a comprehensive history of the base, please click here.


To Community Histories Index Alaska DCCED Community Database Online


History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development