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    Oro Bay Airfield Oro Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Oro Bay Airfield is located near Oro Bay.

Construction
Used as an emergency strip for Allied aircraft.

Japanese missions against Oro Bay
January 23 - October 17, 1943

Today
Abandoned since the war.

American units based at Oro Bay
HQ 308th Bombardment Wing - ? - July 2, 44 and Nadzab.
547th NFS (P-61 & P-38s) from USA Sept 5 - Oct 6 1944 to Owi

References
Thanks to John Douglas for additional information.

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Last Updated
December 30, 2013

 

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