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    Susup Airfield (Chalan Kanoa) Saipan | CNMI USA

Location
Susup Airfield was located near Susupe on the western coast of Saipan Island in the Southern Islands Municipality in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the United States of America (USA). Also known as Charan-Kanoa Airfield or Charan Kanoa Airfield.

Wartime History
Japanese built single runway running roughly north to south 3,875' as an emergency airfield. Also known as 'Chalan Kanoa Airfield'.

Today
There is no physical evidence of the It is now part of Beach Road. The emergency strip was incorporated into the local road network.

Bruce Petty adds:
"The beaches in this area where the marines and army landed in 1944 are now lined with hotels, restaurants, and shops, patronized mostly by Japanese tourists."

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Last Updated
August 17, 2018

 

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February 23, 1944

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