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    Torrens Creek Airfield Queensland Australia
Lat 20° 46' 60S Long 145° 0' 0E  Torrens Creek Airfield at an elevation of 1,669' / 508m near Torrens Creek in north Queensland in Australia.

Wartime History
During late 1942 used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) by B-17s Flying Fortresses for several months.

American units based at Torrens Creek
43rd BG, HQ Sydney August 1 - September 14, 1942 7-Mile Drome
43rd BG, 63rd BS Charleville August 3 - 20, 1942 Mareeba
43rd BG, 65th BS (B-17) Williamtown August 15 - October 13, 1942 Iron Range
43rd BG, 403rd BS (B-17) Laverton August 27 - October 17, 1942 Iron Range

Still in use today at Torrens Creek Airport. Airport code ICAO: YTCK.

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Last Updated
April 7, 2020


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