Eielson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located approximately 42 km 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. Eielson AFB was named in honor of polar pilot Carl Ben Eielson.
Eielson Air Force Base code (EIL)
Airport Name: Eielson Air Force Base
Airport Keywords: Eielson
Airport (IATA) Code: EIL