Sansapor Airfield

Sansapor Airfield is located in Papua
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Sansapor Airfield (also known as Mar Airfield) is a former World War II airfield located in the village of Mar, in Tambrauw Regency, West Irian Jaya Province, Indonesia. The airfield was abandoned after the war and today is almost totally returned to its natural state.

The US Army landed unopposed in the area on 31 July 1944. The airfield was built soon after the landing as a forward operational facility.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website

This page was last edited on 13 March 2018, at 18:28 (UTC).
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