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Public comment sought Nov. 20 on KC-46A beddown


Fairchild's buildout would have consisted of new construction right along the runway, along with some renovation on outlying areas.

The U.S. Air Force has scheduled numerous public hearings across the country for the public to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement regarding the rollout of its new KC-46A fleet.

One of those is coming to Spokane, due to Fairchild Air Force Base being chosen as an alternative location for the main operating base. Earlier this year, McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas narrowly beat the West Plains base in the running to station the first set of new aircraft. Fairchild's public hearing will take place Wednesday, Nov. 20 beginning at 5:30 p.m., at The Lincoln Center ballroom in Sp...

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