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    Hula Airfield (Hood Point Airfield) Central Province Papua New Guinea
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Uling July 13, 1944

Location
Hula Airfield is located on Hood Point north of Hula to the west of Port Moresby. Also known as "Hood Point Airfield".

Construction
Built as a single runway surfaced with grass for use as a emergency airfield.

World War II Pacific Theatre History
Used as an Allied emergency landing strip airstrip by the USAAF and RAAF. During few aircraft force landed or crashed at this strip, unable to make it back to Port Moresby.

Today
Abandoned since the war.

P-40E Warhawk Serial Number 41-36166
Pilot Haning force landed November 17, 1942 recovered 1974 to PNG Museum exported 2000

P-47D "Frankie" Serial Number 42-8130
Pilot Blair force landed ? recovered to PNG Museum, given to Robert Greinert 2000

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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