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Calzada Larga Airport
IATA: none – ICAO: none – LID: MP23
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Panama
Elevation AMSL 394 ft / 120 m
Coordinates 09°09′59″N 079°32′42″W / 9.16639°N 79.545°W / 9.16639; -79.545Coordinates: 09°09′59″N 079°32′42″W / 9.16639°N 79.545°W / 9.16639; -79.545
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,191 3,907 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1]

Calzada Larga Airport is an airport in Panama.

During World War II the facility was used as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. The USAAF XXVI Fighter Command 29th Fighter Squadron used the airfield from 17 May 1942 – 25 March 1944, flying A-24 Dauntless dive bombers. The squadron flew antisubmarine patrols from the field. In addition various Air Commando units from Albrook Field used the airfield flying training missions with CG-4A Waco gliders and P-51 Mustangs.

References[]

  1. Airport information for MP23 at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.

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

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0-89201-097-5

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