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    Nabire Airfield (Nabire Drome) Nabire Regency | Papua Province Indonesia
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5th AF July 7, 1944

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Ruth-Heffelbower 2001

Location
Lat 3° 22' 6S Long 135° 29' 47E Nabire Airfield is located at Nabire. Also known as "Nabire Drome".

Construction
Built by the Japanese as a single runway airfield.

American missions against Nabire
April 27, 1943 - September 11, 1944

Today
Still in use today, known as Nabire Airport, as a small airfield with a 3,773' runway, serviced by Missionary Air Fellowship (MAF). ICAO: WABI IATA: NBX.

Duane Ruth-Heffelbower visited in 2001:
"The terminal was one building. I didn't see any wreckage."

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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