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    Mount Gambier Airfield South Australia Australia

Location
Lat 37° 44' 44S Long 140° 47' 7E  Mount Gambier Airfield is located to the north of Mount Gambier in South Australia in Australia.

Wartime History
During early 1942, used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as base for fighter aircraft.

American units based at Mount Gambier Airfield
41st FS (P-39) Ballarat March 17 - April 7, 1942 to Bankstown

Today
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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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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