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    Phnom Penh Airfield (Phnom Penh Airport)  Cambodia
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M. Claringbould 2011

Location
Lat 11° 32' 48N 104° 50' 39E  Phnom Penh Airfield (Phnom Penh Airport) is located seven kilometers west of Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

Construction
Built prewar.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese during the war.

Postwar
The French Armee de l'Air (Air Force) used captured Japanese aircraft until the late 1940s, including Ki-43 Oscars during December 1945 - February 1946. Also, several captured Jakes and a Ki-46 Dinah.

Today
Still in use today as Phnom Penh Airport. Also know as Pochentong International Airport or in French, Aéroport International de Phnom Penh. Airport codes IATA: PNH, ICAO: VDPP.

References
Thanks to Michael Claringbould for additional information

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Last Updated
September 25, 2018

 

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