Blytheville Air Force Base Strategic Air Command (SAC) Alert and Weapons Storage Areas Historic District

Address: 4701 Memorial Drive, Blytheville, Arkansas. County/parish: Mississippi.

NRIS 100001999

Added to the National Register of Historic Places January 26, 2018.

From Wikipedia:

Blytheville Air Force Base

Blytheville Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base from 1942, until it closed in 1992. In 1988, the facility was renamed Eaker Air Force Base in honor of World War II General of the Eighth Air Force, Ira C. Eaker. It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Blytheville, Arkansas. The facility now operates as the Arkansas Aeroplex and Arkansas International Airport.


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Architects:

  • Black and Veatch
  • Daly, Leo A.
  • White, Ben and Sons

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001999

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