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    Pavuvu Airfield (Cub Strip) Central Province Solomons
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Location
Located on on Pavuvu Island, on the straight portion of the shore road near the coast.

Wartime History
Built by the Americans, this airstrip was used by L-4 and L-5 Liaison planes for inter-island flights between Banika and Guadalcanal. On August 7, 1944 USO performer Bob Hope landed in a Piper Cub at this airfield then performed on the island to entertain the Marines.

Today
Since the war, abandoned as an airfield.

References
Thanks to Ewan Stevenson for additional information

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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