Blytheville Air Force Base Strategic Air Command (SAC) Alert and Weapons Storage Areas Historic District (NRIS 100001999)
4701 Memorial Drive,
Arkansas. County/parish: Mississippi.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
January 26, 2018.
- Blytheville Air Force Base
- Blytheville Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base from 1942 until it closed in 1992. It was renamed in 1988 to be Eaker Air Force Base. It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Blytheville, Arkansas. The facility is now operated as the Arkansas International Airport.
It was known as Blytheville Army Airfield during 1942–1948, as Blytheville Air Force Base during 1948–1988, and as Eaker Air Force Base during 1988–1992. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001999