|Buin, Bougainville Island|
|Controlled by||Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service|
|Materials||coral and bitumen|
The airfield was constructed by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service in November 1942. The airfield was later neutralized by Allied air bombing from 1943 and was abandoned after the cessation of hostilites.
Japanese Units based at Kahili Airfield included:
- 11th Air Fleet
- 201st Kokutai (A6M Zero)
- 204th Kokutai (A6M Zero)
- 582nd Kokutai (D3A Val)
- Hiyo Detachment (A6M Zero)
- Odgers, George (1968). Volume II – Air War Against Japan, 1943–1945. Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
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