Facilities & Support

Facilities & Support

Fairbanks not only has the pefect climactic conditions for cold weather testing, it also offers all the amenities and services you would expect from the second largest city in Alaska. Scroll down to find businesses, facilities and services that cater to the Cold Weather Testing Industry. If you would like more information please contact Juliet Shepherd with the FEDC's Cold Weather Testing Program:


Alaska Aerofuel

Alaska Aerofuel has years of experience with the Cold Weather Testing Industry. They have worked with private automotive and aviation companies to design and implement sucessful Cold Weather Tests in Alaska's harsh sub zero winter climate. At Alaska Aerofuel not only will you get great results and test facilities but will be treated to exceptional service. Experienced professionals, facilities, confidentiality, on site fueling, and black out fences are just a few of the amenities that Alaska Aerofuel offers. If you can dream it, Alaska Aerofuel can make it happen!
For more information visit: www.alaskaaerofuel.com

Cold Regions Test Center

COLD: It is part of our name, it is part of our life, it is why and where we exist. Our long cold winter, well-developed test infrastructure, and cold-weather experts provide the best opportunity to get your automotive testing completed when you need it done.

Alaska’s “coolest” organization, the Cold Regions Test Center (CRTC), is just 90 miles south of Fairbanks in Delta Junction, AK. Available year-round for all your outside-the-lab automotive testing needs, CRTC offers a comprehensive test facility, secure access to facilities, controlled airspace and a wide selection of secondary roads, trails and cross-country courses.

Mobility Test Complex Equipment:

  • Snow and ice making capability
  • 3.26 mile (5.25km) banked double-lane, oval track
  • 200’ x 1000’ skid pad
  • 1000’ x 800’ lateral acceleration pad
  • 100’ x 1200’ snowfield (2)
  • 5% to 60% test slopes
  • Extensive cross country trails and secondary roads
  • Vehicle handling course (in design review)
  • 4,500 square-foot office building
  • 5,000 square-foot garage
  • Ground temperature sensing equipment
  • Professional technical support
  • Professional high-speed video and photo support

For More information visit: www.crtc.army.mil

Cold Climate Hosing Research Center

The Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) undertakes research into several aspects of cold climate building technology and product testing. The CCHRC is located right next to the University of Alaska Fairbanks and houses a cold chamber for your testing needs along with talented and skilled employees.

CCHRC Cold Chamber
7.25 feet wide, 7.25 feet tall, 17.5 feet long
Capable of reaching -20ºF

View a very short video showing some of the testing facility

For More information visit: www.cchrc.org