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    Tol Airfield East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Australian Army
August 2, 1945

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Brian Bennett 1988

Location
Lat -4.983333 Long 152.03334. Located at Tol inland from Zungen Point, to the east is Henry Reid Harbor and Henry Reid Harbor Seaplane Base and further west Wide Bay. Prewar, part of Tol plantation planted with coconut palms for copra.

Construction
During early August 1945, Tol Airfield was built by the Australian Army 2/3 Railway Construction Company.

Today
Single grass runway running roughly east to west. Airport code IATA: TLO. Disused in recent years, but still serviceable.

Tol Massacre Memorial
Located on the western edge of Tol Airfield. A stone monument with a memorial plaque was dedicated May 1987.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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