Lat 35° 23' 39N Long 136° 52' 11E Gifu Airfield is located in Tokaido Section in Gifu Prefecture in Honshū in Japan.
Built by the Japanese.
Used by the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as a training base
for bomber crews. Adjacent to Gifu Airfield was the Kawasaki Heavy Industries Kagamigahara Plant.
Japanese units at Gifu
5th Sentai (Ki-45, Ki-100) 1945
American Missions Against Gifu / Kagamigahara
June 9, 1945 - July 20, 1945
Still in use today as a military base known as Gifu Airport by the
Japanese Self Defense Force (JSDF). The single runway is oriented 28/10 measures 8,860' x 150' surfaced with concrete. Airport codes ICAO: RJNG IATA: QGU.
Kakamigahara Aerospace Museum
(Japanese Self Defense Force Base) JIETAI
Base Air Development and Test Wing at Kagamigahara/Gifu. Local premission
is necessary enter the base, other than public events. The museum has an E13A Jake on display.
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October 23, 2019