Oro Bay Airfield is located near Oro Bay.
Used as an emergency strip for Allied
Japanese missions against Oro Bay
January 23 - October 17, 1943
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
Thanks to John
Douglas for additional information.
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October 11, 2013