Xiangyun Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Xiangyun, Yunnan, China

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ww2dbaseThe Xiangyun Airfield (Postal Map romanization: Siangyun; alternate name: Yunnani) in Yunnan Province, China was used to receive C-46 Commando and C-47 Skytrain transport aircraft from India over the eastern Hamalaya Mountains route known as "The Hump". A number of photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft was also based here after late 1944. The Americans departed in Jul 1945 and the base remains abandoned today.

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Last Major Update: Aug 2014






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WW2-Era Place Name Xiangyun, Yunnan, China
Lat/Long 25.4456, 100.7347


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