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    Balgai Airfield New Ireland Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Location
Balgai Airfield was located at Balgai. To the southeast is Balgai Bay. Further to the northwest is Panapai and Panapai Airfield and further beyond is Kavieng and Kavieng Airfield. Also spelled "Bagail" and "Balgail". Today located in Kavieng District, New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Construction
Built by the Japanese Navy during the Pacific War. This airfield had a single runway parallel to the northern and southern coastline of New Ireland.

Wartime History
Balgai Airfield was used to a limited capacity by the Japanese.

Today
Disused since the Pacific War.

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Last Updated
February 15, 2019

 

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