Sorido Airfield is located near Sorido village, parallel to the southern coast of Biak Island, less than 100 yards from the
beach. Sorido Airfield is the furthest west of the three airfields on Biak Island. To the east are Boroke Airfield and Mokmer Airfield. To the south is Yapen Strait (Japen Strait).
Built by the Japanese as a single runway surfaced with crushed coral.
During late May 1944, liberated by the U. S. Army 41st Division. Repaired and expanded for American flight operations.
American missions against Sorido
May 13, 1944–June 11, 1944
American units based at Sorido Airfield
475th FG (P-38)
Disused since the Pacific War. Today the former airfield area is developed with housing.
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May 18, 2017