Located at the northwestern tip of Moen Island in Truk Lagoon in Chuuk State (Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia. Known to the Japanese as "Harushma Airfield". Also known as "Moen Airfield No. 1", "Airfield No. 1"
or "Moen 1". Part of the East Caroline Air Field Group. At the southern corner was Moen Seaplane Base and built by early 1944 was Moem 2 Airfield (Moen 2).
Built by the Japanese during November to December 1942.
Originally, the single runway measured 300' x 3,750'. Used by fighter, bomber
and reconnaissance aircraft. About 80 support buildings were
nearby and taxiways, 10' x 85' with square bomber revetments
a large hanger. East of the airfield was an extensive underground
storage facility for ammunition and fuel. Gun positions,
areas, barracks, shops, garages and a power plant existed in
the area also.
American missions against Moen No. 1 Airfield (Moen 1)
March 30, 1944 - June 27, 1945
The airfield is still in use, as "Chuuk Airport", airport code TKK.
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February 10, 2018