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    Airai (A Irai, Irria, Airrai) Airai State | Babelthuap (Babeldaob) Palau (Belau, Pelew)

Airai is located at the southern end of Babelthuap (Babeldaob) in Airai State in Palau (Republic of Palau, Belau). The state capital is Ngetkib. Also known as A Irai, Irrai, Airrai, Airai Hamlet or Airai Hamlet.

Wartime History
By 1944, the Japanese were concentrated at Airai with a barracks area and began construction of Airai Airfield. Anti-aircraft guns were emplaced along the southern coast around Airai.

Airai Airport (Babelthuap Airfield, Palau International Airport)
Located on Airai Island also known as Roman Tmetuchl International Airport

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


March 1944

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