Air Force One stopped to refuel at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on its return from South Korea, where President Barack Obama attended an international summit on keeping nuclear materials away from terrorists.
The plane carrying Obama landed at 9:03 a.m. Tuesday in Anchorage. It departed at 9:52 a.m.
Obama's visit South Korea visit came amid new tension with North Korea over a planned long-range rocket launch. The U.S. has said the plan jeopardizes a deal to provide American food aid.