One of three airfields located around Harbin, located to the east of La-la-t'un and Wang-chia-tien.
Manchukuoan / Japanese Army Air Force airfield. During the Battle of Khalkhin Gol / Nomonhan Incident this airfield used by JAAF aircraft May - September 1939.
JAAF Units based at Harbin (unknown if Harbin No. 1, No. 2 or No. 3)
11th Sentai (Ki-27) June 1932 - June 1939 Saienjo returns Sep - Oct 39 Wuchang, China, returns Dec 1940 - November 1941 Kukan, Phu Quoc, returns August - Sept 1943 Laolian
12th Sentai (BR.20) mid June - late June/early July 1939
68th Sentai (Ki-43 / Ki-61) April 1942 -
Japanese aircraft at the end of the war were used by Communist
JAAF Fighter Units and their Aces, page 111
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January 9, 2018