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    Cairns Airfield (Cairns Airport) Queensland Australia
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RAAF 1945

Location
Located to the north of Cairns.

Wartime History
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.

Today
The airport has been in continous use since the war. Today known as "Cairns International Airport".

References
Cairns Airport - Official Website

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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