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    Peale Island Seaplane Base (Peale Seaplane Base) Wake Atoll 
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USN February 24, 1942

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USN February 24, 1942

Location
Located on Peale Island.

Construction
Built prewar as a seaplane ramp, facilities and terminal for Pan American flyingboats. Prewar, the US Navy began construction of a Naval Air Station, that was never completed.

Wartime History
Occpied by the Japanese, who used the seaplane base facilities during the war.

American missions against Peale
April 20, 1944

Today
Today the airfield has restricted access.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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