• Death of Kunsan AB Airman

    A 23-year-old Airman assigned to the 35th Fighter Generation Squadron was found deceased on base, March 8, 2024.The deceased Airman has been identified as Staff Sgt. Jacob Kruse who arrived at Kunsan in November of 2023.

  • F-16 crashes near Kunsan Air Base

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing here experienced an in-flight emergency over the West Sea and crashed at approximately 8:41 a.m. today.The pilot ejected safely and was recovered at around 9:30 a.m. He is conscious and was transported to a medical facility for assessment. The

  • F-16 crashes during routine training

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing experienced an in-flight emergency over the Yellow Sea at approximately 8:43 a.m. Dec. 11, 2023. The pilot ejected the aircraft. 

  • Kunsan Air Base to close runway for repairs

    Kunsan Air Base will close its runway for military and commercial flight operations, 1 April through late August, 2023.군산 미공군 기지는 2023년 4월 1일부터 8월 말까지 군사/민간 항공의 비행 운행을 중단합니다.

  • Runway closure at Kunsan Air Base cause aircraft to land at Gwangju Airport

    A commercial flight from Jeju to Gunsan was diverted to Gwangju at approximately 8:11 a.m., July 27, 2022, due to a closure of the runway at Kunsan Air Base. 군산 기지, 대한 민국 – 제주에서 군산 도착 예정인 민간 항공기가 군산 기지의 활주로 폐쇄로 인하여 7월 27일 오전 8시 11분경 광주 공항으로 회항하였습니다.

  • No hydrazine leak following F-16 emergency landing

    A five-person hydrazine team from Gwangju Air Base confirmed there was no hydrazine leak from an F-16 Fighting Falcon following its emergency landing at Muan Airfield April 7.The F-16 was conducting a routine training flight when it suffered a severe engine malfunction. The pilot executed emergency

  • Kunsan F-16s land safely following in-flight emergency

    Two F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing landed safely after one of the aircraft experienced an in-flight emergency at approximately 2:35 p.m. April 7.The pilot experienced a serious engine malfunction during a training flight and proceeded to follow established safety guidelines

  • Kunsan Airman death

    An Airman assigned to the 8th Operations Support Squadron was found dead in the dormitories here this morning."This is a tragic loss for the 8th Fighter Wing and Kunsan Air Base," said Col. Ken Ekman, 8th Fighter Wing commander. "This sadness impacts our entire wing. Today, and over the days and

  • Kunsan Airman death

    A U.S. Air Force master sergeant assigned to the 8th Maintenance Squadron died at approximately 10:30 a.m., June 19. Master Sgt. Eric J. Collins' cause of death is still under investigation, but additional information will be released as it becomes available. "Our deepest condolences go out the