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    Hacienda Luisita (Luisita) Negros Occidental Province | Negros Philippines
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David Mason, 2000
Location
Lat 10° 57' 30N Long 123° 10' 36E  Hacienda Luisita is located at an elevation of 45' above sea level in Negros Occidental Province inland from the northern coast of Negros Island in the Western Visayas (Region VI) in the Philippines. Also known as Luisita. To the south is Highway 1 and to the southeast is Caduhaan (Kaduhaan).

Wartime History
During the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, Hacienda Luisita was occupied and built Carolina Airfield on the plantation. During late 1944 until early 1945 attacked by U. S. aircraft.

American missions against Hacienda Luisita
November 15, 1944 - January 19, 1945

Carolina Airfield (Carolina de la Paz, Luisita)
Japanese built airfield, abandoned after the war

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Last Updated
November 13, 2019

 

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