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).
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.
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August 25, 2018