La Chorrera Army Airfield

La Chorrera Army Airfield
Part of Sixth Air Force
Located in Panama
La Chorrera AAF is located in Panama
La Chorrera AAF
La Chorrera AAF
Coordinates08°52′30.57″N 079°47′15.09″W / 8.8751583°N 79.7875250°W / 8.8751583; -79.7875250Coordinates: 08°52′30.57″N 079°47′15.09″W / 8.8751583°N 79.7875250°W / 8.8751583; -79.7875250
TypeMilitary airfield
Site information
Controlled byUnited States Army Air Forces

La Chorrera Army Airfield is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II air base on Panama. It was a sub-base of Albrook Field and later Howard Field which used for dispersal and overflow units as part of the defense of the Panama Canal.

Units assigned to the field were:


Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.
  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.

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