Tra Vinh – The Old Time
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).
Passengers were waiting for the arrival flight to go to Saigon. 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.
Phu Vinh Airport in 1966-67
Air Force C123 at Phu Vinh Airport in 1966-67
Phú Vinh is an old name of Trà Vinh City