Lat 5° 22' 21S Long 142° 58' 34E Paiela Airport is located on a mountain top an elevation of 6,100' in the Highlands of New Guinea in Enga Province in Papua New Guinea.
Built postwar. Paiela Airport was nicknamed "the aircraft carrier"
by pilots because of the small landing strip and drop off around the runway.
Paiela Airport is airport code IATA: PLE
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January 9, 2018