Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
    Marpi Point Airfield (North Field) Saipan Marianas
Click For Enlargement
Click For Enlargement
Circa 1945

Click For Enlargement
Bruce Petty 1995

Marpi Point Airfield was located at the base of Mount Marpi (Marpi Point) on the northern end of the Saipan.

Built by the Japanese as a fighter airstrip, a single strip 4,380' in length.

American Usage
Occuped by American forces and repaired at the end of the world. Non-operational in December 1944,

American units based at Marpi Point
After liberation , it was used by American aircraft.
VMF 512 (F4U) October - December 1945 to San Diego

The former airfield is abandoned and overgrown.

Japanese Memorial Services
Japanese relatives have burn the skeletal remains of Japanese war dead at this location in the 1980's and 1990's.

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
February 4, 2018


April 18, 1944

December 1944

  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram