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Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH will be used in one of two ways. You can either rent on base or you can live off base. If you live off base, you can either rent or buy. Click Here for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On-Base )
You can contact the housing office at 907-377-1840. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on Base housing to include wait times.
Off Base Single Family Rentals-You can choose to rent off base if you wish. Check our database for available single-family homes.
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Eielson Air Force Base is located near Fairbanks, Alaska and has been instrumental in deploying fighter and bomber units for defending the Alaskan territory. The base survived closure threats during the BRAC 2005 initiative and is home to the 354th Fighter Wing which provides close air support and training for combat in a simulated environment. Upon arrival at the base, military personnel should check in at the Eielson Housing Management Office which is located at 354 Broadway St. All on-post housing and BAH rates are assigned by rank. There are currently over 150 Officer and over 1,000 enlisted housing units on post at Eielson Air Force Base. Applications can be submitted for available houses for rent or purchase. Off-post facilities are handled by the Housing Management Flight office. The office handles properties within a 30 mile radius of the base. If soldiers are single, there are over 600 dormitories available on post.
Schools in the Fairbanks area are part of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. On-post residents attend schools on the grounds. Bus service is provided for students who live over a mile off base. All schools in the area are public schools. Anderson Elementary School handles K-2 and Crawford Elementary School handles grades 3-6. If a family lives in off-post housing, children may be allowed to attend an off-post school. No transportation will be provided. Eielson is the home of the Alaska Air National Guard’s 168th Air Refueling Wing and its KC-135 Stratotanker. The weather in the area can be harsh will warmer temperatures reaching only the mid-50s while winter can be below zero and extremely cold.