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    Terapo Gulf Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Terapo is located in Gulf Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Located roughly 200 miles northwest of Port Moresby, about ten miles from the Gulf of Papua and the Lakekamu River. Located roughly ten miles from the Gulf of Papua and the Lakekamu River. To the southeast roughly 200 miles away is Port Moresby.

Terapo Airfield
Built by the Allies as an emergency airfield

C-47 Dakota Serial Number 42-23700 Number 233
Pilot Walker crashed August 10, 1943

P-39Q Airacobra Serial Number 42-19987
Pilot Pitonyak crashed October 28, 1943 one of three aircraft lost to weather near Terapo

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Last Updated
August 17, 2018

 

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