The U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, performs a practice demonstration over the flight line during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 19, 2024. The F-22 Raptor is a multi-capable aircraft with the ability to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, harnessing the full potential of the 5th generation aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher)

Faster Entry to Arctic Thunder

Based on traffic patterns yesterday, we urge anyone looking to come out this morning to use public parking access through Richardson Gate at the address below. It is slightly farther than Boniface Gate, our main gate, but was much faster to access the open house grounds during yesterday’s show. We hope to see you at […]

Police canine poses with handler at the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 31, 2022. This biennial event hosted by JBER is one of the largest in the state and one of the premier aerial

demonstrations in the world. The event features multiple performers to include the JBER Joint

Forces Demonstration Team, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, Pacific Air Forces

C-17 Demonstration Team and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team. (U.S. Air Force

photo by Maria Galvez)

Boniface & Richardson Gates are Closed

Thank you for a fantastic turnout at Arctic Thunder Open House today! We have reached full capacity in our parking areas, and Boniface and Richardson gates are now closed for entry for the day. Please come join us tomorrow; Richardson and Boniface gates will open at 9 a.m. for public access to the open house. […]

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is opened to the public during the Arctic Thunder Open House, July 30, 2022. This biennial event hosted by JBER is one of the largest in the state and one of the premier aerial demonstrations in the world. The event features multiple performers to include the JBER Joint Forces Demonstration Team, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, Pacific Air Forces C-17 Demonstration Team and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

Thank you!

Thank you Anchorage and all who came from near and far to join us for Arctic Thunder Open House 2022. It was an amazing two days of non-stop action, making new friends, learning, and sharing laughs with one another. We hope you had as much fun as we did and are looking forward toward the […]