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    Oelin Airfield (Bandjermasin, Syamsudin Noor Airport) South Kalimantan | Borneo Indonesia
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USAAF c1944
Location
Lat 3° 26' 33S Long 114° 45' 45E  Oelin Airfield is located at an elevation of 66' above sea level to the east of Bandjermasin (Bandjarmasin) near Martapura inland from the southeast of Borneo . Also known as Bandjermasin Airfield. Prewar and during the Pacific War, part of the Netherlands East Indies (NEI). Today located in South Kalimantan Province in Indonesia. Today known as Syamsudin Noor Airport. In Indonesian known as Bandar Udara Internasional Syamsudin Noor.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, used by the Japanese until the end of the Pacific War.

American missions against Oelin Airfield
March 29, 1945–July 26, 1945

Today
Still in use today as Syamsudin Noor International Airport or Syamsudin Noor Airport. The single runway is oriented 28/10 measuring 8,202' x 148' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: WAOO IATA: BDJ.

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Syamsudin Noor Bandjermasin International Airport - Official Website

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April 7, 2020

 

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