Laohwangping Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Jiuzhouzhen, Guizhou, China

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ww2dbaseLaohwangping Airfield, located 1 kilometer northwest of Jiuzhouzhen, Guizhou Province, China, was the primary base for the US 35th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, which flew photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft. It was used from Feb 1945 through the end of the war. The airfield also hosted P-51 Mustang fighters of 76th Fighter Squadron of US 23rd Fighter Group. It had a compressed earth runway and wooden buildings. The base was closed in Sep 1945 and the buildings were taken down. The land is now being used for agriculture.

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Last Major Update: Jun 2014



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P-51B and P-51C Mustang fighters of the US Army Air Force 118th Tactical Recon Squadron at Laohwangping Airfield, Guizhou Province, China, Jun 1945




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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Jiuzhouzhen, Guizhou, China
Lat/Long 27.0000, 107.7597
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P-51B and P-51C Mustang fighters of the US Army Air Force 118th Tactical Recon Squadron at Laohwangping Airfield, Guizhou Province, China, Jun 1945




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