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    Kaoe Airfield (Kaoe I, Kaoe II, Kau) Halmahera Indonesia
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USAAF 1944

Location
Located on the north-eastern coast of the Halmahera, with two runways. Also known as Kaoe, Kau or Kao.

Kaoe I - Lat 1° 12' 0" Long 127° 54' 0"
Kaoe II - Lat 1° 12' 0" Long 127° 54' 0"

Wartime History
Japanese airfield.

American missions against Kaoe
August 21, 1944 - December 7, 1944

Today
Still in use today as Kao Airport at Lat 1° 11' 7N Long 127° 53' 46E Airport codes: ICAO: WAMK and IATA: KAZ. It is unclear if this is the wartime runway or a new construction, but the present day runway is in the same general location as Kaoe II.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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