190th Air Refueling Wing Deployed to Salina Regional Airport

Photo: Salina Airport Authority

SALINA – The 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard will deploy KC-135R air tankers and personnel to the Salina Regional Airport for approximately 90-days beginning on June 11. The unit will conduct daily training and aircraft refueling missions until approximately October 1. Salina residents will notice an increase in the number of KC-135 flights to and from the Salina Airport.

The KC-135R Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force. The mission of the 190th ARW is to fly the KC-135 in support of world-wide aerial refueling. The unit consists of over 900 Kansans serving in the Kansas Air National Guard.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Tim Rogers at 785-827-3914 or email at trogers@salair.org.

Updated: June 11, 2018 — 2:24 pm

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