Cairns Airfield is located to the north of Cairns.
During the war, based P-40 and P-39 fighters doing anti-submarine patrols and combat patrols. Cairns was used
as a base for the RAAF for
11 and 20 Catalina Squadrons. By the end of the war, it was well developed as a base.
The airport has been in continous use since the war. Today known as "Cairns International Airport".
Cairns Airport - Official Website
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September 24, 2018