128° 21' 0" E Long 3° 20' 0" S Kairatoe Airfield is located at Kairatoe (Kairatu) on the coast near the western end of Seram Island (Ceram Island). Also known as Kairatu Airfield.
Occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War.
American missions against Kairatoe Airfield
September 11 - December 28, 1944
Note, some wartime references describe its location as "Celebes"
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
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February 4, 2018