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    Quoin Hill Airfield (Fighter Strip) Efat鬆Vanuatu (New Hebrides)

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J-C Tranape, 2001

Quoin Hill Airfield is located on the north coast of Efaté Island near the center of the island. Also known as simply "Fighter Strip", "Quin Hill Airfield" or "Quine Hill Airfield".

Wartime History
Used by American forces as a training airfield, prior to units being sent northward to the Solomon Islands.

American units based at Quoin Hill
VMSB-143 (TBF) January 16 - February 16, 1943 Henderson
VMF-216 (F4U)

Overgrown and disused since the war, aside from occasional landings by light aircraft.

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Last Updated
July 10, 2017


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