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    Bayug Airfield (Burouen, Burauen) Leyte Province Philippines
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USAAF c1944
Location
Bayug Airfield was located to the east of Burouen (Burauen). inland from the eastern coast of Leyte in Leyte Province of the Philippines. Also known as Burouen Airfield or Burauen Airfield. Further to the east is San Pablo and San Pablo Airfield. To the north is Buri and Buri Airfield and to the south is the Marabang River.

Construction
Built by the Japanese, this airfield was a single runway with a set of ravetments, and taxiways in a "V" shape layout outward from the main runway.

Wartime History
During late October 1944, liberated by the U. S. Army and repaired for use as an airfield. Known to the Americans as Burauen Airfield.

American units based at Bayug Airfield (Burouen, Burauen)
22nd BG (ground echelon) November 13, 1944–November 26, 1944 Angaur

References
Revenge of the Red Raiders The Illustrated History of the 22nd Bombardment Group During World War II pages 337-338

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