HomeAbout UsFact SheetsDisplay

Space "A" Opportunities

Eielson does not have regular scheduled flights. Destinations that originate from or transit Eielson are too numerous to predict.

For further information on flights departing Eielson AFB, please call the Passenger Terminal at (907) 377-1854/1250 or DSN (317) 377-1854/1250.

Eielson Passenger Terminal hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Passenger Terminal is located next to the Joint Mobility Complex.

To sign up for Space A flights, either visit the Passenger Terminal and sign up with the Passenger Service Representatives, or sign up via E-mail at

The email should contain the following information: NOTE* Copy/paste and complete the information below into your email. Emails with attachments will be deleted without opening.

(Last, First, MI.)

Rank / Grade

SSAN (Optional) (Required at check in)

Branch of Service (Army __, Navy__, AF__, Marines__, Other__)

Number of seats required

Name/s of dependents traveling with the sponsor

Active duty leave start date ___________, end date __________.
Note: Active duty traveler must be on leave to sign up for a flight and remain on leave for the duration of travel.

Note for retirees: Sign up starts upon receipt of this request.


The Eielson Passenger Terminal follows TSA rules and regulations relating to what travelers may take aboard an aircraft in their hand carried baggage. Call the Passenger Terminal for updates.

Summertime travel for retirees into and out of Eielson AFB is extremely limited due to summertime dependent travel and Red Flag Alaska exercises. Billeting is generally unavailable during the summer months because of Eielson's exercise schedule.

Taxi service to and from Fairbanks is approximately $70 to $80. In addition, very few rental car agencies will travel to Eielson to pick up customers.

Travel on C-12 aircraft from Oct. 1 to March 31 requires full cold weather gear for military personnel and equivalent gear for dependents and civilians/retirees.