Lat 2° 34' 9S Long 140° 30' 46E Sentani is located at an elevation of 830' / 252m inland from the north coast of western New Guinea. To the east is Hollandia (Jayapura). To the south is Lake Sentani, to the west is Hollandia Airfield and to the northeast is Cyclops and Cyclops Airfield. Prewar and during the Pacific War, located in Dutch New Guinea (DNG) in the Netherlands
East Indies (NEI). Between 1963-2007 part of Irian Jaya. Today located in Jayapura Regency in Papua Province in Indonesia.
Sentani Airfield (Sentani Drome)
Built by the Japanese, captured by US Army on April 26, 1944
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July 28, 2019