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    Hsinching Airfield (A-1, Xinjin, Xin-jin, 新津) Szechuan Province China

Location
Lat 30°25'0" Long 103°50'0"  Located at Hsinching (Xin-jin, 新津) near Cheng Tu (Chengtu, 成都), Szechuan Province, China. Also known as "Sintsing".

Construction
Built using thousands of Chinese laborers as bases for B-29 Superfortress bombers.

Wartime History
Forward base for the 40th Bombardment Group at Hsinching.

Japanese & American missions against Hsinching
September 8, 1944 - July 12, 1945

American units based at Hsinching
10th AF, 24th PS/CMS (F-7 det) Guskhara March 17 - April 9, 1944 Jorhat returns Guskhara April 27 - July 1, 1944 returns Oct 1, 1944 - ? returns March 17 - April 9, 44 Jorhat Nov 1, 44 Changyi
1st CCG, 1st CCS (C-47) Tsuyung January 29, 1945 - August 16, 1945 Chengkung
308th BG, HQ Kunming Feb 10, 1945 - June 27, 1945 Rupsi
308th BG, 374th, 375th and 425th BS - June 27, 1945 Rupsi

References
Thanks to Raymond Cheung for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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