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    Sepinggang Airfield East Kalimantan Province | Borneo Indonesia
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USAAF c1945

Location
Lat 1° 16' 6S  Long 116° 53' 40E  Sepinggang Airfield is located to the south of Sepinggang on the southeast coast of Borneo east of Balikapan.

Construction
Built by the Dutch prewar to support Dutch oil company activity in the Balikapan area.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese.

American missions against Sepinggang
January 8, 1945 - July 9, 1945

Occupied by the Australian Army and used until the end of the war.

Today
Still in use today "as a civilian airport. The single runway is oriented 25/07 and measures 8,185' x 148' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: IATA: BPN, ICAO: WALL.

References
Sepinggan Airport Official Website

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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