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    Koepang Airfield (Koepang Golf Course) Nusa Tenggara Timur | West Timor Indonesia

Location
Lat 10° 10' 0" S 123° 35' 0" E Long  Koepang Airfield is located at Koepang on the southwestern corner of Timor.

Construction
Built prewar by the Dutch.

Wartime History
Koepang Airfield was occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the Pacific War.

Japanese units based at Koepang
70th Independent Flying Squadron (Ki-46 Dinah)
Takao Kokutai / 753 Kokutai (G4M1) November 1942

American missions against Koepang
May 17, 1942 - July 30, 1944

Today
Today this location is a golf course.

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
kupang-airport.com - El Tari Kupang official website

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May 22, 2017

 

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