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    Amoy Airfield (Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport) Fujian Province China
Lat 24° 32' 38N Long 118° 7' 40E  Amoy Airfield is located on Amoy Island (Xiamen Island) near Amoy (Xiamen). Also known as "Amoy Island Airfield". In Chinese, Amoy means "High Ridge" Known to the Japanese as "Takasaki" (High Ridge).

Wartime History
In October 1938 occupied by the Japanese during the Second SIno-Japanese War. Used by the Japanese until the end official surrender of Japan in September 1945.

American missions against Amoy
October 7, 1943 - May 5, 1945

During October 1949, occupied by Communist forces.

Still in use today as Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (Xiàmén Gāoqí Guójì Jīchǎng). Chinese: 厦门高崎国际机场. The single runway is oriented 23/05 measures 11,155' x 148' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: IATA: XMN, ICAO: ZSAM.

Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Xiamen Airport Development Co. Ltd - Xiamen Airport Official Webpage

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Last Updated
April 7, 2020


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