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Nha Trang Air Base information


Nha Trang Air Base
  
Part of French Air Force
Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF)
Pacific Air Forces (USAF)
Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF)
Nha Trang Air Base is located in Vietnam
Nha Trang Air Base
Nha Trang Air Base
Coordinates12°13′39″N 109°11′33″E / 12.22750°N 109.19250°E / 12.22750; 109.19250 (Nha Trang AB)
TypeAir Force Base
Site information
Controlled by French Air Force
 Vietnam People's Air Force

 Republic of Vietnam Air Force

  United States Air Force
ConditionSeized 1975 by PAVN, later used as a military airfield/civil airport. Now closed
Site history
Built1949
In use1949–2009
Battles/wars
Vietnam War
Garrison information
Garrison14th Special Operations Wing (USAF)
Airfield information
  • IATA: NHA
  • ICAO: VVNT
Summary
Elevation AMSL6 m / 20 ft
Coordinates12°13′39″N 109°11′34″E / 12.22750°N 109.19278°E / 12.22750; 109.19278
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,951 6,401 Asphalt

Nha Trang Airport (IATA: NHA, ICAO: VVNT) (also known as Camp McDermott Airfield and Long Van Airfield) was a French Air Force, Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF), United States Air Force (USAF) and Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam) military airfield used during the Vietnam War. It is located on the southern edge of Nha Trang in Khánh Hòa Province.[1][Note 1]

  1. ^ Kelley, Michael (2002). Where we were in Vietnam. Hellgate Press. pp. 5–360. ISBN 978-1555716257.


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