Kokoda Airport

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Aerial view of Kokoda airstrip

Kokoda Airport is an airport in Kokoda, Papua New Guinea (IATA: KKDICAO: AYKO). The airfield was a focal point of the intense battle along the famous Kokoda trail, during the second World War. It was taken and retaken several times by both Japanese and Australian troops during those hard months of the battle, at a great human cost.

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Coordinates: 8°52′59″S 147°44′00″E / 8.88306°S 147.73333°E / -8.88306; 147.73333