Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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KBJR: US lawmakers continue push for F-35 jets in Duluth

Jul 12, 2016
In The News

Duluth, MN ( -- There's a renewed push for the Air National Guard unit in Duluth to get a new aircraft.

Today, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Rick Nolan, announced they are continuing their support for a new F-35 Fighter jet to join the fleet in Duluth.

In a letter to the Air Force Secretary, lawmakers say the modern facilities at Duluth International Airport, along with a large amount of training airspace make Minnesota a perfect place to assign the F-35.

The Air Force Secretary will continue work to decide where to send the fighter aircraft.