Adapting to Contingencies: Osan Fighters Train Using Alternate Landing Surface

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  • By Staff Sgt. Thomas Sjoberg
  • 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing, taxis down an Alternate Landing Surface (ALS) at Osan AB, Republic of Korea, Aug. 1, 2023. With an ALS, the 51st FW maintains operational continuity, allowing jets to take off and land safely despite potential runway issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Sjoberg)