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Satawan Airfield is located on Satawan Island (Satowan) in the Mortlock Island Group (Nomoi Islands) in Chuuk State (Truk) in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Built by the Japanese as a military airfield.
During the Pacific War used by the Japanese. In 1944, attacked by U. S. Navy (USN) aircraft and U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberators and was also subjected to a shore bombardment by a cruiser from Task Group 58.1 (TG 58.1).
American missions against Satawan
March 28, 1944–June 13, 1944
Disused since the war.
Bruce Roby adds:
"The airfield is no longer like before, there are trees growing on top if it."
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