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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. 

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