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    Oelin Airfield (Bandjermasin, Syamsudin Noor Airport) Borneo Indonesia
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USAAF c1944

Location
Lat 3° 26' 33S Long 114° 45' 45E  Oelin Airfield is located to the east of Bandjermasin (Bandjarmasin) in southeastern Borneo near Martapura. Also known as Bandjermasin Airfield. Today known as Syamsudin Noor Airport. Located at an elevation of 66' above sea level.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, used by the Japanese until the end of the Pacific War.

American missions against Oelin Airfield
March 29 - July 26, 1945

Today
Still in use today as Syamsudin Noor International Airport or Syamsudin Noor Airport. The single runway is oriented 28/10 measuring 8,202' x 148' surfaced with asphalt.

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Syamsudin Noor Bandjermasin International Airport - Official Website

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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