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

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

Construction
As of July 1943, the U. S. Army proposed a runway at this location. Sometime in late 1943 or early 1944 built by the U. S. Army with taxiways to the north, east and south connected directly to North Borio Airfield (Dobodura No. 15), and North Embi Airfield (Dobodura No. 12).

American units based at Borio Airfield No. 11 (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
April 3, 2018

 

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