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    Salinas Airfield (General Ulpiano Paez Airport) Santa Elena Province Ecuador

Location
Lat 02°12′18″S Long 080°59′20″ W. Located on the coast near Salinas City. During the war, known as "Salinas Airfield".

Wartime History
Used by the 6th Air Force during the war.

American units based at Salinas
32nd FG, 51st FS (P-40 det) ? - March 9, 1943 Seymour Island
6th BG, 3rd BS (B-24) Talara May 23, 1943

Today
Still in use today as a civilan and military airport. Today, known as "General Ulpiano Paez Airport". Airport codes: IATA: SNC, ICAO: SESA. Two asphalt surfaced runways: 13/31 measuring 7,995' x 98' and 08/26 measuring 3,641' x 131'.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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