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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
Located on Molokai near Hoolehua. 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.

Wartime History
Used by the US Navy and USMC. During May 1944, the airfield had two intersecting runways

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). Airport code MKK. Serviced by Mokulele Airlines, Island Air and Pacific Wings. The runway is 2755' x 75'.

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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February 4, 2018

 

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