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    Abau Airfield Central Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 10° 10' 0S Long 148° 41' 60E  Abau Airfield is located on Abau Island.

Construction
During the middle of 1942, a single runway for light aircraft was constructed. Codenamed "Boston".

Today
Still in use today as a small airport known as Abau Airport. Airport code: IATA: ABW.

References
The Private War of the Spotters page 47
"A move was made from Robinson River station to Abau Island by spotters Hannah and Marsh. Hannah reported: 'It was about this time that we started making an air strip on the island suitable for use by small planes."

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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