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    Palikir Airfield (Airfield Number 2) Ponape State Federated States of Micronesia
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Location
Palikir Airfield is located at Palikir on Ponape Island in Ponape State in the Federated States of Micronesia. Also known as "Airfield Number 2".

Construction
Built by the Japanese Navy, under the command of Captain Kitawaga who also oversaw the defense. Once completed, it was never used operationally as it was bombed as soon as it was completed.

Today
During the 1980s, the Federated States of Micronesia capital buildings for legislation, congress, leader's offices and the president's office were built at Palikir Airfield. The government building area is referred to as the "FSM Capital", no one lives here, it is offices only.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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