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    Sagan Airfield (Sagan III) West Papua Province Indonesia
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5th AF July 4, 1944

Location
Lat 132° 56' 0" E Long 2° 36' 0" S. Sagan Airfield was located near Sagan (Sagun) in western New Guinea in West Papua Province (Papua Barat, West Irian Jaya) in Indonesia. Also known as "Sagan III" or "Sagan 3".

Construction
Built by the Japanese Army as a single runway 4,000' x 360' wide (as of July 4, 1944), with ravetments and despersal areas to both sides of the runway, and heavy, medium and light anti-aircraft gun enplacements.

American missions against Sagan
July 8, 1944 - October 31, 1944

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February 24, 2018

 

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