Xi'an Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

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ww2dbaseThe Xi'an Airfield (Postal Map romanization: Hsi'an) in Shaanxi Province, China was the base for photographic reconnaissance variant of US P-38 Lightning aircraft during WW2, although several P-61 Black Widow nightfighters were also based at this location. The Americans departed from this airfield after the end of the war. It was later converted to civilian use by the communist Chinese government, operating under the name of Xi'an Xiguan Airport until its closure on 1 Sep 1991 (after the completion of the larger Xi'an Xianyang International Airport).

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Last Major Update: Feb 2014



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Crew and guards of Chiang Kaishek




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Modern Day Location
WW2-Era Place Name Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
Lat/Long 34.3767, 109.1200
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Crew and guards of Chiang Kaishek




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