National Guard group leaving Fairchild
Moving to Pangborn Airport
Last updated 9/21/2023 at 11:43am
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE - Washington’s Army National Guard will soon relocate one of its aviation support facilities from Fairchild Air Force Base to the former Executive Flight building at Pangborn Memorial Airport.
Chelan-Douglas Regional Port Authority operates the airport.
Port Authority CEO Jim Kuntz says the guard will lease the building and two aircraft hangars for $350,000 a year over 10 years, while a more permanent flight facility and readiness center is built further down the runway.
About 100 soldiers will conduct monthly drills out of the Pangborn facility, including the Nat...