Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks   Donate Now  
Search Chronology Locations Aircraft Vessels Missing In Action (MIA)
    Tongatabu Airfield (Tonga Tabu) Tongatapu Tonga

Click For Enlargement

Located near Nukualofa (Nuku'alofa). Also known as "Tonga Tabu Airfield"

Built by the US Navy 1st Construction Battalion (Seabees), with assistance and labor provided by the US Army 147th Infantry.

Units based at Tongatabu
13th AF, 347th FG, 68th FS (P-39, P-40) Oct 3 - Oct 28 1942 to New Caledonia
7th AF 58th FG, 68th FS (P-40) from Amberly May 16, 1942 - late October 1943
RNZAF 15 Squadron (21 x P-40E and P-40K) October 27, 1943 - ?

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
May 3, 2016


Then & Now
    All rights reserved.  
  Pacific Wrecks Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to bringing home those Missing In Action (MIA) and leveraging new technologies in the study of World War II Pacific and the Korean War.  
Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram
Forum Updates People Museums Reviews Submit Info How You Can Help