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    Padang Airfield (Tabing Airport) West Sumatera Province | Sumatra Indonesia

Location
Lat 0° 52' S Long 100° 21' 0E  Padang Airfield is located on the western coast of Sumatra Island.

Wartime Usage
Occupied by the Japanese.

Japanese units based at Padang
705 Kokutai (G4M Betty) November 1943 - ?

Today
Still in use today as Tabing Airport. Airport codes: ICAO: WIMG, IATA: PDG. The single runway is oriented 34/16 and measures 7,040' x 148' surfaced with concrete.

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944

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Last Updated
February 27, 2018

 

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