File Description: The airport was officially opened as a Royal Thai Air Force base
on March 27, 1914, although it had been in use earlier.
Commercial service to Don Mueang began in 1924.
The first commercial flight was an arrival by KLM.
The airfield was used by the Japanese during World War II,
and was bombed and strafed by Allied aircraft on several occasions.
During the Vietnam War, Don Muang Royal Thai Air Force Base was a
major command and logistics hub of the United States Air Force.