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    Horanda Oro Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 8° 48' 0S Long 148° 20' 60E  Horanda village is located to the north of the Samboga River and northeast of Embi Lakes. To the northeast is Dobodura and southeast is Ulada and east is Borio (Boru).

Wartime History
Late in 1942, the U. S. Army built a built a road to connect Horanda to Ulada and Dobodura to support the battles at Buna, Sanananda and Gona. Afterwards, the area was developed into a major airfield complex that eventually included seven separate airfields in the Horanda area.

Horanda
  Area Airfields
  located to the east of Dobodura
  located to the northeast of Horanda 4
(No. 3)
  Details unknown
  Main airfield at Dobodura complex
(No. 5)
  Details unknown
(No. 6)
  Details unknown
  American built, in use today

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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