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    Bishnupur Airfield West Bengal State India

Location
Bishnupur Airfield was located near Bishnupur in West Bengal State in northeast India.

Wartime History
Bishnupur Airfield was used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) including 10th Air Force B-24 Liberators and 14th Air Force F-5 Lightnings.

American units based at Bishnupur
10th AF
7th BG, 9th BS (B-24) Gaya February 25, 1943 - ? Pandaveswar
7th BG, 436th BS (B-24) Gaya February 25 - September 25, 1943 Panagarh
7th BG, 492th BS (B-24) Gaya February 26 - April 25, 1943 Panagarh
14th AF
5th PRM, 21st PS (F-5) US June 27, 1943 det July 12, 1943 Kunming/Kweilin - August 22, 1943 Kunming

Today
Disused since the Pacific War.

References
Pictorial History of the 7th Bombardment Group/Wing pages 165-168 (photos), 257 (photo), 277 (photo), 312 (index)

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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