Eielson

Eielson may refer to:

  • Carl Benjamin Eielson (1897-1929), American aviator
  • Jorge Eduardo Eielson (1924-2006), Peruvian poet
  • Various facilities named for Carl Benjamin Eielson:
    • Eielson Air Force Base, located near Fairbanks, Alaska
    • Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School, located at Eielson AFB
    • Carl Ben Eielson Elementary School, located in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Other articles related to "eielson":

Jorge Eielson
... Jorge Eduardo Eielson (April 13, 1924 – March 8, 2006) was a Peruvian artist and writer ... Eielson was born in Lima on April 13, 1924 ... Eielson switched schools several times until at the end of his secondary education he met the anthropologist and writer José María Arguedas who introduced him to the artistic ...
Carl Ben Eielson - Background
... Following America’s entry into World War I, Eielson found his chance to become an aviator ... Eielson learned to fly in the U.S ... World War I ended while Eielson was in flight training ...
Allan Haines Loughead - Lockheed Aircraft Corporation - Arctic Exploration
... Wilkins selected Arctic flyer Carl Ben Eielson to pilot the Vega on a planned flight from Alaska, the northernmost settlement in Alaska, over the Arctic region to the island of Spitsbergen ... After Eielson tested the plane, it was shipped to Fairbanks, Alaska ... Eielson and Wilkins then flew it to Barrow ...
Carl Ben Eielson - Legacy
... Eielson Air Force Base and the Liberty ship SS Carl B ... Eielson are named in his honour, as is the new visitor center at Denali National Park and Preserve ... The Carl Ben Eielson Memorial Building on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus is named in his honor ...