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    Otawir Airfield (Sagan II, Otawiri, Ottawiri) West Papua Province Indonesia
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5th AF c1944

Location
Lat 133 1' 0" E Long 2 39' 0" S. Located near Otawir (Otawiri, Otawari, Ottawiri) in western New Guinea. To the northwest is Sagan. Also known as "Sagan II" or "Sagan 2", or "Otawiri" or "Otawiri".

Construction
Built by the Japanese with a single runway measuring 4,500' x 450' by the middle of April 1944. Several taxiways were under construction at the time. Drainage ditches in the runway revealed problems with run off.

American missions against Otawir Airfield
July 29 - October 24, 1944

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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