Suichuan Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Suichuan, Jiangxi, China


ww2dbaseThe Suichuan Airfield (Postal Map romanization: Suichwan) was estabilshed by the Americans in Jiangxi Province, China as a base for photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft. The airfield was in operation between Oct 1943 and Jun 1944, between Nov 1944 and Jan 1945, and between 30 Apr 1945 and Oct 1945; the periods of inoperation in between was due to the advance Japanese front lines. After the war, the airfield was abandoned.

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Last Major Update: May 2014

Suichuan Airfield Timeline

30 Apr 1945 Suichuan Airfield in Jiangxi Province, China was reactivated.

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1. Hak Hakanson says:
15 Jun 2014 11:36:40 PM

This is the field out of which Winfred Sordelett flew on a P-38 recce flight reported as 2200 miles over Sasebo and Nagasaki on 31 Oct 1943. It was only reported nine months later, around 18 July 1944 (AP).

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WW2-Era Place Name Suichuan, Jiangxi, China
Lat/Long 26.3658, 114.5717

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