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Fort Smith Approves $5 Million Runway Extension for Air Force Training Mission

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The Foreign Military Sales mission supports F-16 and F-35 fighter planes purchased by Singapore, Switzerland and other participating countries.

The Fort Smith Board of Directors voted unanimously to allocate $5 million to extend the runway at Ebbing Air National Guard Base. The 1,300-foot extension is in preparation for United States military training program at the base for foreign military sales partners, expected to begin in 2023. 

Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large.
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