Lat 17° 48' 11S Long 177° 24' 58E Nadi is located on
the western central coast of Viti Levu Island in Ba Province in Western Province of Fiji (Republic of Fiji). Nadi is the national capital. Sometimes incorrectly spelled "Nandi" in wartime documents.
During the middle of 1952, U.S. Navy 3rd Construction Battalion (Seabees) Company C small-boat landing at Vunda Point at Nadi Bay. Later, an echelon of the U.S.
Army Americal Division was based in Fiji from March 1, 1943 to April 10, 1943.
Nadi Airfield (Viti Levu, Nadi International Airport)
Wartime airfield used on ferry route, still in use today as Fiji's International Airport
This Hindu Temple is located at the junction of the Nadi-Lautoka by-pass about five miles from Nadi Airport. This location is tourist attraction for visiting air crews during the war.
P-39F Airacobra Serial
Pilot Blose MIA April 22, 1942 wreckage located, JPAC recovery June 2006
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June 15, 2019