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Grand Forks Air Force Base

KC-135R at Grand Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota
Military structure
NameGrand Forks Air Force Base
Part ofAir Mobility Command (AMC)
In use1942-Present
Controlled by 
319th Air Base Wing

Grand Forks Air Force Base

Airport information
Elevation278 m (913 ft)

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Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located near Emerado, North Dakota and approximately 16 mi (25.7 km) west of Grand Forks, North Dakota. In the 2010 census, the base was counted as a CDP with a total population of 2,367.

The host unit at Grand Forks is the 319th Air Base Wing (319 ABW) assigned to the Air Mobility Command Eighteenth Air Force.

Grand Forks AFB was established in 1955. The 319th Air Base Wing is commanded by Colonel Donald L. Shaffer and the wing Command Chief Master Sergeant is CMSgt David E. Carlson.

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