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    Boang Island New Ireland Province¬†Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Lat 3° 22' 60S Long 153° 18' 0E ¬†Boang Island is part of the Tanga Island Group, located to the north of New Ireland.

Wartime History
On December 29, 1943 Boang Island was reconnoitered by coastwatcher Harry Murray and members of the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) and U.S. Navy (USN) as a site for a a potential airfield but was never developed.

Boang Island Airfield
Built postwar, located on Boang Island.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2019


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