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    Duong Dong Airfield (Phu Quoc Airport) Kien Giang Province Vietnam

Location
Lat 10° 13' 37N Long 103° 58' 2E  Duong Dong Airfield is located at Duong Dong on Phú Quốc (Phu Quoc Island). Also known as Phu Quoc Airport.

Construction
Built by the French during the 1930s.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) during World War II.

Japanese Units at Duong Dong
77th Sentai (Ki-27) January 1942 - ?

Postwar
Known as Phu Quoc Airport, Vietnamese Sân bay Phú Quốc. At the start of the Vietnam War, the airfield had a 996m runway. After the fall of Saigon this airport continued to have commercial flights.

Today
During 1983 expanded to 1,496m and resurfaced plus a 148m taxiway was added and an apron added. During 1994-1995 a new passenger terminal was built. Airport codes: IATA: PQC, ICAO: VVPQ. Serviced by Vietnam Airlines.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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