Lat 9° 25' 60S Long 147° 10' 0E Waigani is an area of Port Moresby to the northwest of Gordon. Also known as "5 Mile". Includes
5-Mile Wards Drome. Today, includes PNG Parliament and government.
5 Mile Drome (Wards Drome)
Built during 1942 developed into a major Allied airfield for bombers, transport aircraft
Port Moresby Golf Club
Golf Course behind the parliament building,
built over top an American dispersal and camp area between 5 Mile Drone (Wards Drome)
and 7 Mile Drone (Jackson). Several of the greens were made inside wartime
revetments. A larger water hazard on at the edge of the course
contains the wreckage of a RAAF P-40 that crashed into it during the war.
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August 27, 2014