Photo courtesy of Burns and McDonnell

USACE F35 Program at Luke AFB


US Army Corp of Engineers

Project Location

Glendale, AZ

Project Cost


Contract Type

Design-Build, Lump-Sum

Services Provided

  • Schedule Reviews
  • Delay Claims Analyses
  • Primavera Training

Project Features

  • Facility Demolition
  • New Facilities Construction
  • Facilities Renovation
  • LEED Silver Certification
  • SAPF Security Specification
  • DoD Force Protection

On August 1, 2012, the Department of Defense awarded Luke AFB the F-35 pilot training program. The estimated value of the facility improvement program to support the new aircraft ranges from $125 to $186 million and is forecast for completion in 2017. The program features include runway improvements, numerous facility renovations, and new facilities construction including new Squad Operations buildings, Fuel Stands, Air Maintenance Hangers and the $54 million Academic Training Facility which will house 12 F-35 flight simulators.