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Kaifeng Airfield

Type   Airfield
Historical Name of Location   Kaifeng, Henan, China


ww2dbaseThe Kaifeng Airfield (sometimes written in English literature as Laifeng Airfield) in Henan Province, China was the headquarters of the Chinese-American Joint Intelligence Agency during WW2, whose aerial reconnaissance missions using photographic reconnaissance variant of P-38 Lightning aircraft took off from this airfield as well as several others. The Americans departed from this facility in Sep or Oct 1945. The airfield continues to serve in a military capacity today.

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Last Major Update: Feb 2014

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WW2-Era Place Name Kaifeng, Henan, China
Lat/Long 34.7544, 114.3392
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