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    Balara Airfield (New Balara Field) NCR| Luzon Philippines
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Justin Taylan 2009
Location
Lat 14° 43' 0" N Long 121° 5' 0" E  Balara Airfield was located near the entrance of the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Balara water reservoir in Quezon City northeast of Manila. Also known as "New Balara Field".

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Balara Airfield was used as an auxiliary airfield.

Tony Feredo adds:
"Technically this is not Quezon Field as Quezon was actually at Quezon Boulevard. This should be named as New Balara Field as there was another airfield at the water reservoir at Balara which was the old airfield. Quezon Field is in the Quezon Ave. area. The confusion arose on the labeling of the map by the 1st Cavalry."

Today
Disused as an airfield since the war, the road follows the former runway.

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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October 23, 2019

 

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