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    Albion Park Airfield (Wollongong Airport, Illawarra Airport) New South Wales Australia

Lat 34° 33' 40S Long 150° 47' 19E Albion Park Airfield is located in New South Wales in Australia at an elevation of 31' above sea level. Located at Albion Park to the south of Wollongong. During the Pacific War, known as RAAF Albion Park. Today known as Wollongong Airport or Illawarra Airport or Illawarra Regional Airport.

Built in 1941 by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as RAAF Albion Park.

Wartime History
Used by the RAAF as an operational base during World War II.

Today known as Wollongong Airport or Illawarra Regional Airport and classified as a small airport at 31' above sea level. The airport has two runways. The first oriented 26/08 measures 4,367' x 98' surfaced with asphalt. The second is 34/16 measures 5,967' x 98' surfaced with asphalt. Airport codes: ICAO: YWOL IATA: WOL.

Historic Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS)
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Illawarra Region Airport - Official Webpage

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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