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    Alicante Airfield (Saravia) Negros Philippines

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c1944-1945

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c1944-1945

Location
Lat 10° 52' 33N Long 122° 58' 7E  Located at Alicante on northwestern Negros. During World War II, known as Alicante or Saravia. Today known as Enrique B. Magalona.

Construction
Japanese built airfield that based mostly fighters. At its height, the airfield had a a pair of runways. Taxiways with ravetments extended to the southwest and off the eastern side.

Japanese Units Based at Alicante
51st Sentai (Ki-84) October - November 1944
52nd Sentai (Ki-84) Del Carmen October - November 1944 Del Carmen
200th Sentai (Ki-84) October - December 1944

American missions against Alicante
November 1 - December 19, 1944

Today
After the war, it was abandoned as an airfield.

References
Thanks to Tony Feredo for additional information.
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944

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January 23, 2012

 

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