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  • vietnam Marble Mountain Airfield

    Vietnam




    Satellite and aerial maps of Marble Mountain Airfield with nearby locations


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    0.3140 Da Nang Heliport,
    5.8284VVDN Da Nang, South Central Coast
    10.6337 Tien Sa, South Central Coast
    71.6305 Phu Bai Air Base,
    84.8144VVCA Chu Lai Airfield, South Central Coast
    110.4302 Camp Evans, Tinh Thura Thien-Hue




    16° 1' 51.24'' N - 108° 15' 7.20'' E
    ICAO: IATA:
    Elevation: 28 feet




    History of this Location


    Marble Mountain Air Facility, MMAF was first constructed and then used by the US Marine Corps between August 1965 and May 1971 during the Vietnam War. Home of the Marine Aircraft Group 16 was then transferred to the US Army between May 1971 and August 1972 and finally to the South Vietnamese Air Force until March 29, 1975 when it fell to the North Vietnam Army

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    List of units at Marble Mountain Airfield

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1971US 116th AHC204 1965/71
    1968/71US HMLA-167UH-1E Iroquois 1968/75
    1966/69US HMM-265107M H-46 Sea Knight 1962/70
    1965/71US VMO-2209 AH-1 Cobra 1969
    UH-1E Iroquois 1965/69
    H-43 Huskie 1956/65






    List of aircraft and events at Marble Mountain Airfield

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1969 HMM-263 CH-46D 152562
    1969-apr HMM-364 CH-46D 153361
    1969-dec HMLA-167 UH-1E 151292
    1970 HMM-263 CH-46D 153350
    1970 HMM-263 CH-46D 153359
    1970-mar-06 USMC AH-1G 157229
    1971 Army OH-58A 68-16839



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