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    Gifu Airfield (Kagamigahara) Gifu Prefecture Japan

Location
Lat 35° 23' 39N Long 136° 52' 11E  Gifu Airfield is located in Tokaido Section in Gifu Prefecture in Honshū in Japan.

Construction
Built by the Japanese.

Wartime History
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

Today
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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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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