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    Molokai Airfield (Homestead, Hoolehua Airport) Hawaii United States
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Territory of Hawaii
June 21, 1940

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Territory of Hawaii
July 31, 1948

Location
Lat 21° 9' 10N Long 157° 5' 47W  Molokai Airfield is located near Hoolehua on Molokai (Molokaʻi) in Hawaii in the United States of America. Also known as Hoolehua Airport. Borders Keonelele Avenue to the north and Mahana Road to the south. Prewar known as "Homestead Field".

Construction
Built prewar, known as Homestead Field. By May 1944, the airfield had two intersecting runways.

Wartime History
During World War II, used by the U. S. Navy (USN), U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) and U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF).

American units based at Molokai
30th BG, 38th BS (B-24) U. S. October 20, 1943 - ?

Today
Still in use today as Molokai Airport (also known as Hoolehua Airport). The airport has has two runways. The first is oriented 23/05 measures 4,494' x 100' surfaced with asphalt. The second runway is oriented 35/17 measures 3,118' x 100' surfaced with asphalt. Airport Codes: FAA: MKK ICAO: PHMK IATA: MKK. Serviced by Mokulele Airlines and Empire Airlines.

References
Hawaii Aviation - Molokai Airport (Hoolehua Airport)
Holokai Airport Official Website
CAA Region IX 1947 National Airport Plan, Proposed improvements February 26, 1947

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October 23, 2019

 

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