Luliang Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Luliang, Yunnan, China


ww2dbaseThe Luliang Airfield in Yunnan Province, China was the main base of US 23rd Fighter Group during the latter phases of WW2. It also hosted some photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft and C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft. The base was closed in Oct 1945 and was later re-opened by the Communist Chinese military.

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Last Major Update: Jul 2014

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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Luliang, Yunnan, China
Lat/Long 24.9881, 103.6425

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