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    Alicante Airfield (Saravia) Negros Occidental Province Philippines
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USAAF c1944-1945
Location
Lat 10° 52' 33N Long 122° 58' 7E  Alicante Airfield was located near Alicante in Negros Occidental Province on the northwestern Negros Island in the Philippines. Also known as "Saravia Airfield" for Saravia (Enrique B. Magalona, EB Magalona) to the southwest.

Construction
Built by the Japanese Army as a military airfield with two runways with taxiways and revetments off the southwest and eastern side of the airfield area.

Wartime History
Used by the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) as a a fighter airfield.

Japanese units based at Alicante (Saravia)
51st Sentai (Ki-84) October 1944-November 1944
52nd Sentai (Ki-84) Del Carmen October 1944-November 1944 Del Carmen
200th Sentai (Ki-84) October-December 1944

American missions against Alicante
November 1, 1944–December 19, 1944

Postwar
Disused as an airfield after the Pacific War.

Today
The former airfield area is part of Saravia (Enrique B. Magalona, EB Magalona).

References
Index to Air Bases - Research Report No. 85, I.G. No 9185 - July 30, 1944
Thanks to Tony Feredo for additional information.

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Last Updated
October 27, 2019

 

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