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    Paiela Airport Enga Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
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.

Construction
Built postwar. Paiela Airport was nicknamed "the aircraft carrier" by pilots because of the small landing strip and drop off around the runway.

Today
Paiela Airport is airport code IATA: PLE

References
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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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