|Type||Â Â Â||Airfield|
|Historical Name of Location||Â Â Â||Liangjiang, Guangxi, China|
Contributor: C. Peter Chen
ww2dbaseThe Guilin Airfield (Postal Map romanization: Kweilin) in Guangxi Province in southern China. Between late 1943 and late 1944, it was used by US 23rd Fighter Group "Flying Tigers", flying P-40 Warhawk and P-51 Mustang fighters, and US 8th Reconnaissance Group, flying photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft. Starting in late 1944, it was taken over by the Chinese-American Composite Wing, flying B-25 Mitchell bombers and P-51 Mustang fighters. The airfield was closed in Sep or Oct 1945. Today it is being used as the civilian Guilin Liangjiang International Airport.
Last Major Update: Feb 2014
Guilin Airfield Interactive Map
Did you enjoy this article or find this article helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.
Share this article with your friends:
Stay updated with WW2DB:
|WW2-Era Place NameÂ||Liangjiang, Guangxi, China|
- Â» 1,100 biographies
- Â» 333 events
- Â» 38,640 timeline entries
- Â» 1,138 ships
- Â» 338 aircraft models
- Â» 191 vehicle models
- Â» 353 weapon models
- Â» 120 historical documents
- Â» 226 facilities
- Â» 464 book reviews
- Â» 27,476 photos
- Â» 357 maps
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945
Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!
Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!