Nadzab No. 5 Airfield was located near Nadzab in the Markam Valley at Nadzab. To the west is the Erap River, to the northwest was Nadzab No. 3 Airfield. To the south was Nadzab No. 1 Airfield and Nadzab No. 2 Airfield. Prewar and during the Pacific War located in the Territory of New Guinea. Today located in Morobe Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
During early 1944, built by the U. S. Army with two parallel runways. Taxiways connected
to Nadzab No. 1 Airfield, Nadzab No. 2 Airfield and Nadzab No. 3 Strip.
During 1944-1945 used by the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF). Designated U. S. Army APO 713 (Nadzab).
Disused since the Pacific War.
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October 23, 2019