Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome

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Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Panama
Coordinates 08°13′39″N 080°33′47″W / 8.22750°N 80.56306°W / 8.22750; -80.56306Coordinates: 08°13′39″N 080°33′47″W / 8.22750°N 80.56306°W / 8.22750; -80.56306
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Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome is located in Panama
Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome
Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome
Location in Panama

Poncri Auxiliary Aerodrome is a former airport in Panama.

During World War II the airfield was used by the United States Army Air Forces Sixth Air Force as an auxiliary of Howard Field as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. Known as Pocri Airfield, the XXVI Fighter Command 28th Fighter Squadron flew P-39 Aircobras from the airfield from 22 February-2 August 1944.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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