Lat 37° 44' 44S Long 140° 47' 7E Mount Gambier Airfield is located to the north of Mount Gambier in South Australia in Australia.
During early 1942, used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as base for fighter aircraft.
American units based at Mount Gambier Airfield
35h FG, 39th FS (P-39)
Ballarat March 16, 1942 - April 3, 1942 Williamstown
35th FG, 41st
FS (P-39) Ballarat March 17, 1943 - April 7, 1942 to Bankstown
Still in use today as Mount Gambier Airport. Classified as a small airport with three runways. The first is oriented 24/06 measures 2,776' x 98' surfaced with asphalt. The second is oriented 29/11 measures 3,025' x 98' surfaced with asphalt. The third is oriented 36/18 measures 5,000' x 98' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: YMTG / IATA: MGB
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October 23, 2019