Lat 8° 26' 0" Long 127° 0' 0" Located near Fuiloro. During the war known as Abisu Airfield. Also, Vila-De-Avis or Fuiloro.
Abisu had two runways: 2,000'
x 250' and the other 2,000' x 100'.
Occupied by the Japanese during early 1942. Used by the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) bombers as a forward operating airfield. Japanese forces occupied the area until surrendering on September 11, 1945.
American missions against Abisu Airfield (Vila-De-Avis, Fuiloro)
March 12, 1943 -
July 17, 1944
Still in use today as a landing ground. Airport code: ICAO: WPFL.
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Joint Army-Navy Agreement on Defensive Communications, East Indies Area, October 5, 1943
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September 24, 2018