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    Nasugbu Airfield Batangas Province | Luzon Philippines
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U. S. Army Aug. 12, 1937

Location
Located half a mile north of Nasugbu and half a mile east of the port of Wawa and Nasugbu Point. Prior to construction, the area was a sugar cane plantation. To the western edge of the airfield is Route 413.

Construction
Built prior to the war by the U. S. Army as an emergency landing ground (ELG). The airfield had two intersecting runways. The first NW/SE measuring 1,920' x 100' and the second NE/SW 1,350' x 66'. Both runways were grass surfaced and not usable in wet weather. Located at an elevation of 10' above sea level (ASL).

Wartime History
During January 1942, occupied by the Japanese Army. During the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, Nasugbu Airfield was reportedly repaired and expanded.

On January 31, 1945 liberated by the U. S. Army 11th Airborne Division.

Ki-43-III Oscar
Force landed and captured January 31, 1945

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944 - Nasugbu Airfield
Terrain Study No. 95 Batangas-Lucena November 9, 1944, page 45
Thanks to Tony Feredo for additional information.

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January 9, 2018

 

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