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    Gaya Airfield Bihar State India
Location
Lat 24° 44' 39N Long 84° 57' 4E  Gaya Airfield is located at an elevation of 380' above sea leavel to the south of Gaya in Bihar State in northeastern India.

Wartime History
During late 1942, used by U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) heavy bombers for bombing missions against Mandalay and Rangoon.

American units based at Gaya
7th BG, 9th BS (B-24) Karachi November 14, 1942 - February 25, 1943 Bishnupur
7th BG, 436th BS (B-24) Allahabad November 14, 1942 - February 25, 1943 Bishnupur
7th BG, 492nd BS (B-24) Karachi November 14, 1942 - February 26, 1943 Bishnupur
341st BG, 491st BS (B-25 detachment) Chakulia July 20 - Sept 10, 1943 Chakulia

Today
Still in use today as Gaya Airport. Airport codes: ICAO: VEGY IATA: GAY.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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