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    Hai Phong Airfield (Haiphong Airfield) Hai Phong Vietnam (French Indochina)

Location
Lat 20°50'0" Long 106°43'0"  Located near Hai Phong (Haiphong, Hải Phòng) in the Red River Delta Region of northeast Vietnam. Municipality Also known as 'Hai Phong Airfield' or 'Hải Phòng Airfield'.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese during the Pacific War.

Units based at Haiphong
84th Dokuritsu Hiko Chutai (Ki-27 Nate) January 27, 1942

American missions against Hai Phong (Haiphong)
November 23, 1942 - July 29, 1945

Postwar
During the Indochina War used by the French Air Force (Armée de l'air) and French Naval Aviation (Aéronavale).

During the Vietnam War used by the Vietnam People's Air Force (NVAF).

Today
Still in use today as a small civilian airport known as Cat Bi International Airport or Hai Phong Airport or Haiphong Catbi Airport. The single runway is oriented 25/07 measures 7,880' x 164' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: VVCI and IATA: HPH.

References
Les Alles Francaises 1939-1945 - 06 - L'aviation de Vichy (2st Partie) page 69

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Last Updated
September 24, 2018

 

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