Phi Truong Phu Vinh – Trà Vinh

Phu Vinh Airport 1966-1970

Phi trường Phú Vinh (Trà Vinh)

Luckily, we found some old pictures of Phu Vinh Airport on the internet. The Phu Vinh airport was served as air force base during the war, and regular airport terminal for  flights Tra Vinh to Saigon. Phu Vinh is the old name for Tra Vinh.

Phi trường Phú Vinh (Trà Vinh) - Terminal (Photo by Brian Bowling 1970)

Phi trường Phú Vinh (Trà Vinh) – Terminal (Photo by Brian Bowling 1970).
Passengers were waiting for the arrival flight to go to Saigon (old capital of South Vietnam before 1975). Left: 2 polices, center: Khmer monk, right: lady wore colorful Ao Dai and white trousers. Most people were sitting or standing on the floor.
Ao Dai – Vietnamese traditional long dress.  Phú Vinh is an old name of Trà Vinh City

TRÀ VINH 1966-67 - Phi trường Phú Vinh (nay là TP Trà Vinh) - Photo by R Mahoney

Phu Vinh Airport in 1966-67

TRÀ VINH 1966-67 - Air Force C123 - Photos by R Mahoney

Air Force C123 at Phu Vinh Airport in 1966-67
Phú Vinh is an old name of Trà Vinh City

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