USAAF May 28, 1943
USAAF June 1943
Located on the northern coast of New Ireland near Huris (Borpop), located 15 miles from Namatani. Borders Borpop village and Borpop Harbor. Located to the east of Cape Matanatamberan. Also known as Huris Airfield.
Built by the Japanese on a large kunai grass area.
American missions against Borpop
January 21, 1944 - May 1, 1944
Disused since the war. Overgrown with tall kunai grass and regrowth.
This airfield is part of the property owned by former PNG Prime
Minister, Sir Julius Chan.
Ki-61-Ia Tony Manufacture
Abandoned at the airfield, dismantled for recovery in 1974
G4M1 Betty Manufacture
Abandoned at Borpop
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August 15, 2015
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