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    Susup Airfield (Chalan Kanoa) Saipan Marianas

Location
Located near the village of Susupe on the western coast of Saipan Island

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
February 4, 2018

 

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February 23, 1944

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