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Bien Hoa Air Base
  
Biên Hòa, Đồng Nai Province in Vietnam
Bien Hoa Air Base in July 1968
Bien Hoa Air Base is located in Vietnam
Bien Hoa Air Base
Bien Hoa Air Base
Shown within Vietnam
Coordinates10°58′37″N 106°49′06″E / 10.97694°N 106.81833°E / 10.97694; 106.81833
TypeAir Force Base
Site information
Operator Vietnam People's Air Force

 Republic of Vietnam Air Force

  United States Air Force - Pacific Air Forces (USAF)
ConditionSeized 1975 by PAVN, in use as military airfield
Site history
Built1955 (1955)
In use1955-
Battles/wars
Vietnam War
Airfield information
IdentifiersIATA: VBH, ICAO: VVBH
Elevation79 feet (24 m) AMSL
Runways
Direction Length and surface
09L/27R 10,000 feet (3,048 m) Concrete
09R/27L 10,000 feet (3,048 m) Concrete

Bien Hoa Air Base (Vietnamese: Sân bay Biên Hòa) is a Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about 25 km (16 mi) from Ho Chi Minh City, across the Dong Nai river in the northern ward of Tân Phong, and within the city of Biên Hòa within Đồng Nai Province. The boomburb city is densely populated and rings the base, despite significant levels of agent orange toxins simply left there for decades. The base is scheduled to begin cleanup by 2019.[1]

During the Vietnam War the base was used by the Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF). The United States used it as a major base from 1961 through 1973, stationing Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine units there.

  1. ^ "U.S. Prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam". Reuters. 17 October 2018.

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