Dohazari Airfield

Dohazari Airfield
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Part of Tenth Air Force
Dohazari, Bangladesh
Dohazari Airfield is located in Bangladesh
Dohazari Airfield
Dohazari Airfield
Coordinates 22°09′55.21″N 092°04′06.51″E / 22.1653361°N 92.0684750°E / 22.1653361; 92.0684750 (Approximate)
Type Military airfield
Site information
Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
Site history
Built 1944
In use 1944-1945
Battles/wars Burma Campaign 1944-1945

Dohazari Airfield is a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield near Dohazari in Bangladesh used during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945. It is now abandoned.

HistoryEdit

Dohazari was used by the USAAF Tenth Air Force 1st Combat Cargo Group as a supply point for aerial resupply drops over Burma between 30 January and 15 May 1945. The groups 2d and 4th Combat Cargo Squadron remained at the airfield flying C-46 Commando aircraft until 31 October when the base was closed after the war.

After the war the airfield was abandoned and today is part of an agricultural area.

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.