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    Da Nang Airfield (Danang, Đà Nẵng, Tourane)  Vietnam (French Indochina)
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USN March 28, 1945
Da Nang Airfield was located at Lat 16° 4' 0" N Long 108° 13' 0" E Da Nang Airfield is located near Da Nang (Tourane) in Vietnam. During the French colonial era, known as Tourane or Turon in French Indochina (Indo-China). Today known as Da Nang, Da Nang City or Danang as a municipality in Vietnam. In Vietnamese spelled Đà Nẵng. Today, Da Nang is the country's fourth largest city under the direct administration by the central government.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese and used until the end of the war.

Japanese units based at Tourane (Da Nang)
901st Kokutai (A6M Zero detachment) early 1945 - April 1945 Korea

American missions against Tourane (Da Nang)
February 26, 1945–August 1, 1945

Vietnam War
During the Vietnam War, Da Nang was one of the primary U. S. Air Force (USAF) bases.

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Last Updated
May 5, 2020



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