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    Alicante Airfield (Saravia) Negros Philippines
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c1944-1945
Location
Lat 10° 52' 33N Long 122° 58' 7E  Alicante Airfield was located near Alicante on northwestern Negros Island in the Philippines. Also known as Saravia Airfield. Today, this area is known as Enrique B. Magalona.

Construction
Japanese built airfield that based mostly fighters. At its height, the airfield had a a pair of runways. Taxiways with revetments extended to the southwest and off the eastern side.

Japanese units based at Alicante
51st Sentai (Ki-84) October - November 1944
52nd Sentai (Ki-84) Del Carmen October - November 1944 Del Carmen
200th Sentai (Ki-84) October - December 1944

American missions against Alicante
November 1 - December 19, 1944

Postwar
After the war, this airfield was abandoned. This area was

Today
This area was renamed Enrique B. Magalona.

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Thanks to Tony Feredo for additional information.

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September 24, 2018

 

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