Bhamo Airport (IATA: BMO, ICAO: VYBM) is an airport serving Bhamo , a city in the Kachin State in northern Burma. It is also known as Banmaw Airport. Built as a Japanese Air Force base in 1942, the airport was attacked numerous times by Allied forces before being seized in May 1945. It was repaired by the 1891st Engineer Aviation Battalion then was used as a combat resupply and casualty evacuation airfield by Tenth Air Force, which moved elements of the 1st Combat Cargo Group to the field.The airport resides at an elevation of 370 feet (113 m) above mean sea level. It has 1 runway designated 15/33 with a bituminous surface measuring 1,677 by 31 metres (5,502 × 102 ft).