Chame Airport

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Chame Airport
Airport type Public
Location Panama
Elevation AMSL 141 ft / 43 m
Coordinates 08°35′18″N 079°54′23″W / 8.58833°N 79.90639°W / 8.58833; -79.90639Coordinates: 08°35′18″N 079°54′23″W / 8.58833°N 79.90639°W / 8.58833; -79.90639
MP24 is located in Panama
Location in Panama
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,200 3,937 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1]

Chame Airport is an airport in Panama.

During World War II the facility was used as an auxiliary military airfield (Chame Airdrome, Chame Airfield #1) of Howard Field as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. Assigned units were the USAAF 53d Fighter Group, 14th Fighter Squadron (2 January-24 November 1942) and 28th Fighter Squadron (10 November 1942 – 25 September 1945) flying P-39 Airacobras, AT-6, BT-13, and UC-78s


  1. ^ Airport information for MP24 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

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