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    Dien Bien Phu Airfield Dien Bien Province Vietnam (French Indochina)

Location
Lat 21° 23' 51N Long 103° 0' 28E  Dien Bien Phu Airfield is located near Dien Bien Phu in Dien Bien Phu Province in Vietnam. Located at an elevation of 1,611' above sea level.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese and used until the end of the war.

American missions against Dien Bien Phu
April 4-9, 1945

Today
Still in use today as Dien Bien Phu Airport, designated a small airport. The single runway is oriented 34/16 measuring 6,003' x 100' surfaced with concrete. Airport codes: ICAO: VVDB / IATA: DIN.

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

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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