Also Known As: Ladd Army Air Field, Ladd AAF, Fort Wainwright
National Register of Historic Places: Designated National Historic Landmark #85002730 on 4 February 1985 by the National Park Service.
Ladd Field, just east of Fairbanks, Alaska was built originally as a place to test cold weather effects on personnel and equipment. It was named in honor of Major Arthur K. Ladd who was killed in an aircraft accident in South Carolina in 1935.
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