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    Tol Airfield East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
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Australian Army
August 2, 1945

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Brian Bennett 1988
Location
Lat 4° 58' 51S Long 152° 0' 36E  Tol Airfield is located at an elevation of 49' above sea level at Tol inland from Zungen Point, to the east is Henry Reid Harbor and Henry Reid Harbor Seaplane Base and further west Wide Bay. Prewar, this area was Tol Plantation planted with coconut palms harvesting copra. Today located in East New Britain Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Construction
During early August 1945, Tol Airfield was built by the Australian Army 2/3 Railway Construction Company.

Today
Single grass runway running roughly east to west. Airport code IATA: TLO. Disused in recent years, but still serviceable.

Tol Massacre Memorial
Located on the western edge of Tol Airfield. A stone monument with a memorial plaque was dedicated May 1987.

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Last Updated
July 30, 2020

 

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