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    Hula Airfield (Hood Point Airfield) Central Province Papua New Guinea
Uling July 13, 1944
Hula Airfield is located north of Hula on Hood Point in Central Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Also known as "Hood Point Airfield". To the northwest is Port Moresby.

Built as a single runway surfaced with grass for use as a emergency airfield.

Wartime History
Used as an Allied emergency landing strip airstrip by the USAAF and RAAF. During few aircraft force landed or crashed at this strip, unable to make it back to Port Moresby.

Abandoned since the war.

P-40E Warhawk Serial Number 41-36166
Pilot Haning force landed November 17, 1942 recovered 1974 to PNG Museum exported 2000

P-47D "Frankie" Serial Number 42-8130
Pilot Blair force landed ? recovered to PNG Museum, given to Robert Greinert 2000

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Last Updated
April 7, 2020


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