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    Lubao Airfield Pampanga Province Philippines

Location
Lat 14° 56' 0" N Long 120° 35' 0" E  Lubao Airfield was located near Lubao in Pampanga Province in the Philippines. To the west is Floridablanca.

Construction
Built prewar by the U. S. Army.

Wartime History
Prewar, used by the U. S. Army Air Corps (USAAC) as a base for pursuit aircraft (fighter aircraft). During late December 1941 and early January 1942 American units withdrew.

American units based at Lubao (Defense of the Philippes)
24th PG, 17th PS (P-40) ? December 25, 1941 Nichols
24th PG, 20th PS (P-40) ? - December 25-31, 1941 Bataan
35th PG, 21st PS (P-40) ? January 4, 42 Bataan

In early 1942 occupied by the Japanese Army during their occupation of the Philippines until early 1945.

Today
Disused since the Pacific War.

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

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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