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    Borio Airfield (Dobodura No. 11) Oro Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Borio Airfield (Doboudra No. 11) is located to the south of Borio (Boru) and later North Borio Airstrip No. 15 after it was built. Located to the southeast of Dobodura and Horanda.

Construction
During early 1943, built by the U. S. Army as the first of the Borio runways constructed. Its taxiways later connected directly to North Borio Airfield (Dobodura No. 15), and North Embi Airfield (Dobodura No. 12).

American units based at Borio (Dobodura No. 11)
475th FG, 433rd FS (P-38) Amberley August 14, 1943 - ?

Today
Disused since the war. According to local residents, U. S. Army nurses and U. S. Army personnel were based in a compound near the airstrip.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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