Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
    Keglsugl Airfield Chimbu Province (Simbu) Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 5° 49' 58S Long 145° 5' 50E  Keglsugl Airfield is located to the west of Keglsugl in the Chimbu Valley in Chimbu Province (Simbu) in Papua New Guinea at an elevation of 8,400' / 2,600m.

Construction
Built prewar to support the Dengagu Catholic Mission.

On February 2, 1939 Klemm L25-D11 "St. Paulus" VH-UUR piloted by Willy Schafhausen took off from Alexishafen Airfield on a flight via Mondia Pass into the Chimbu Valley before making the first landing at Keglsugl Airfield.

Today
Airport code: IATA: KEG

References
The Missions 1937 - Klemm L25 VH-UUR (photo)

Contribute Information
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

Map
Map
Fallingrain
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram