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    Don Muang Airfield (Bangkok Airport) Bangkok Thailand
Location
Lat 13° 54' 45N Long 100° 36' 24E  Don Muang Airfield is located at an elevation of 9' above sea level in Bangkok in Thailand. Also spelled "Don Maung" or "Don Mueang". Today known as Bangkok Airport.

Construction
Built prior to the war.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese.

Japanese units based at Bangkok
12th Sentai (Ki-21) early 1942 - ?

American missions against Bankok
December 26, 1942 - February 7, 1945

Postwar
On September 3, 1945 occupied after the British after the official surrender of Japan. Royal Air Force (RAF) No. 152 Squadron was one of the first to arrive to service Spitfires transiting to Saigon.

Today
Still in use today as a military airport and civilian airport known as Bangkok International Airport or Bangkok Airport. The airport has two runways. The first runway is oriented 21L/03R measures 11,483' x 148' surfaced with asphalt. The second runway is oriented 21R/03L measures 12,139' x 197' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: VTBD IATA: DMK.

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Last Updated
April 7, 2020

 

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