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    Naha Airfield Okinawa Prefecture Japan

Location
Lat 26° 11' 45N Long 127° 38' 45E  Naha Airfield is located two miles south of Naha on Okinawa Island in Okinawa Prefecture in southern Japan. Located at an elevation of 12' above sea level.

Construction
Built by the Japanese as an airfield.

Wartime Usage
Used by the Japanese until the American landing on Okinawa on April 1, 1945. Several Japanese aircraft were captured or abandoned at the strip, inluding G3M2 Nell Tail KEA-395.

Today
Still in use today as "Naha Airport" as a civilian airport and port of entry. The single runway oriented 36/18 measures 9,840' x 150' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: ROAH / IATA: OKA. This airport is the main civilian airport on Okinawa Island with direct flights from Japan and a few international destinations.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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