Eielson AFB - On and Off Base Information
Eielson AFB Housing Information
Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:
Location: Eielson AFB is located 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, in the interior of Alaska, about 110 miles south of the arctic circle. Eielson boasts hiking, fishing, canoeing, dog mushing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and some of the best Northern Lights Shows in the world.
Base Operator: 907-377-1110, DSN 317-377-1110.
Area Population: Approximately 100,000 in the Fairbanks North Star Borough
Child Development Centers: The Child Development Center is a modern facility located at 2449 French Creek Drive. Care is provided for the dependents of active duty and DoD Civilians. The Center accepts children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Available programs include, weekly care, drop-in care and a preschool program. Reservations for drop ins are made on a first come first served basis, depending on availability.
Schools: The schools on Eielson AFB are part of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. State of Alaska law and school district policy governs all of the schools in the area. Thus programs and services are similar from school to school. Extracurricular and co-curricular activities such as athletics, band orchestra, etc are provided within budget limitations. Senior high students are offered college prep courses as well as vocational technical education courses. Special education is provided for exceptional children, as well as for children with learning disabilities, physical handicaps and other special needs. Eielson has a representative on the school board to give a military perspective on policy issues.
Airman and Family Readiness Center: Airman and Family Readiness Center, 907-377-2178.
Housing: Visit the Air Force Housing website to find your new home with the Air Force. This website serves as a one-stop shop for Airmen and their families to obtain information about the housing options and support services available to them at Air Force bases world-wide. At Eielson AFB, military family housing is privatized. Corvias Military Living owns the family housing and is responsible for maintaining, repairing, constructing and managing the community. In addition to your option to purchase and rent housing in the local community, you now may choose to live in privatized housing by signing a tenant lease agreement with Corvias Military Living.
For comprehensive information about the privatized housing community at Eielson AFB, visit the Corvias Military Living website. The website provides information you need to know about the homes and amenities available in the privatized housing community.
2631 Wabash Avenue
Eielson Air Force Base, AK 99702