Air Force One refuels at JBER on return from South Korea

Associated PressMarch 27, 2012 

Air Force One, with President Barack Obama aboard, stops at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, for refueling on its way back to Washington from South Korea.

LOREN HOLMES / AP PHOTO

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.

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