Mono Airport

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Mono Airport
IATA: MNYICAO: AGGO
Summary
Location Mono Island
Coordinates 7°24′58″S 155°33′55″E / 7.41611°S 155.56528°E / -7.41611; 155.56528

Mono Airport is an airport on Mono Island in the Solomon Islands (IATA: MNYICAO: AGGO).

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Solomon Airlines Balalae

History[edit]

Following the Allied invasion of the Northern Solomon Islands on October 25–27, 1943, an airstrip was built on Stirling Island by the 87th Naval Construction Battalion. Stirling Airfield was then used to support a campaign to neutralize Japanese air power at Rabaul.

B-25s of the 42d Bombardment Group flying over Bouganville in 1944

Also known as "Coronus Strip", the airfield was used by:

Stirling Airfield is still in use today by the Solomons Airlines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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