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Sanga Sanga Airdrome
Airfield Id:5329
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Island Name/Chain:Sanga Sanga Island/Tawi Tawi Island Group
Field Type:Airfield
Long/Lat119 46' 0" E / 5 2' 0" N
Occupying force:Australia
Source:Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945
Information Contributed by:Tony Feredo


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(above) Sanga Sanga Area Map 

Photocredit: Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945

Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]


(above) Sanga Sanga Airdrome Layout 

Photocredit: Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945

Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]

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Single runway 5300 ft. x 100 ft., 200 ft overrun at S end. 25 ft shoulders.

Surface: Rolled coral

Elevation: 15 ft average above sea level

Obstructions: Perpendicular peak rises to 2000 ft. 1 mile SSE of runway. Tower 65 ft. high W side center of runway.

Service & RON Facilities: Gas and oil. Tank truck delivery. Major repairs in emergency only. RON facilities available in emergencies only.  

Source: Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945 Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]
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On Sanga Sanga Island, S Tawi Tawi Group, Sulu Archipelago 

Source: Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945 Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]
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When 15 miles from field contact RECORD fighter control for Instructions on restricted areas. Runway well lighted for night landing.

Tower call name: JUNIOR 

Source: Airdromes Guide Southwest Pacific Area - 1 July 1945 Contributed by: Dave Pluth [Email]
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