Pago Pago International Airport

What is Pago Pago International Airport known for?


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largest island in the Samoan Islands chain of the Central Pacific (Pacific Ocean) located roughly northeast of Fiji. It contains a large, natural harbor, Pago Pago Harbor, where Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa is situated. Pago Pago International Airport is also located on Tutuila island. Its land expanse is about 68% of the total land area of American Samoa


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II work Department of the Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, pg 212 accessdate 21 August 2010 to protect Upolu and Savai'i islands. style "text-align: center; font-size:90%;" class "wikitable" 85% width align + '''WW II to Pre-1964 Runways''' - bgcolor "#DDDD" - - ! Runway ! length ! Width ! Type ! Operational Years ! Usage - ! 9 27 Compact Coral 1942–1964 Primary runway

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as '''Tafuna Airfield'''. It was part of U.S. Naval Station Tutuila (United States Naval Station Tutuila) - Samoa Defense Group Area


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Airfield was The first ferry flight of six F-111Cs departed McClellan Air Force Base in May 1973. The aircraft first flew to Hickam Air Force Base (Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam) where they refueled. On 30 May they flew to Pago Pago International Airport. The next day they departed for RAAF Base Amberley, and arrived there on 1 June (Australian time). The remaining six F-111Cs began their ferry flight on 23 July, and used the same route as the first. Once this flight was completed and all twelve F-111Cs had arrived in Australia, the Washington Flying Unit was disbanded on 26 July 1973. RAAF Historical Section (1995), p. 151 The RAAF's other twelve F-111Cs were ferried to Australia in two flights later that year, which arrived at Amberley on 28 September and 4 December.


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. More than 300 lives were lost in all five accidents, two-thirds of which were accounted for by the last three (30 fatalities: September 17, 1965 707-121B (Boeing 707#707-120) N708PA (Pan Am Flight 292) Montserrat, Caribbean; 51 fatalities: December 12, 1968 707-321B (Boeing 707#707-320B) N494PA (Pan Am Flight 217) near Caracas, Venezuela; 78 fatalities: July 22, 1973 707-321B N417PA (Pan Am Flight 816) near Papeete Faaa (Faa'a International Airport); 97 fatalities


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II work Department of the Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, pg 212 accessdate 21 August 2010 to protect Upolu and Savai'i islands. style "text-align: center; font-size:90%;" class "wikitable" 85% width align + '''WW II to Pre-1964 Runways''' - bgcolor "#DDDD" - - ! Runway ! length ! Width ! Type ! Operational Years ! Usage - ! 9 27 Compact Coral 1942–1964 Primary runway

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as '''Tafuna Airfield'''. It was part of U.S. Naval Station Tutuila (United States Naval Station Tutuila) - Samoa Defense Group Area


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as '''Tafuna Airfield'''. It was part of U.S. Naval Station Tutuila (United States Naval Station Tutuila) - Samoa Defense Group Area


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3 A, B, C - - ! Aircraft Stands 3 Ramp Tarmac area - Incidents On January 30, 1974 at about 11:41 pm Samoa local time, a Boeing 707 operating as Pan Am Flight 806 from Auckland, New Zealand, to Los Angeles, California with en route stops in Pago Pago and Honolulu, clipped trees at an elevation of 113 feet and about 3,865 feet short of the runway 05 threshold. The first impact with the ground was about 236 feet further along the crash path. The aircraft continued through

the jungle vegetation, struck a three-foot-high lava rock wall, and stopped about 3,090 feet from the runway threshold. There were 97 fatalities out of 101 occupants on the aircraft. External links

: January 30, 1974 707-321B N454PA (Pan Am Flight 806) near Pago Pago (Pago Pago International Airport), American Samoa; 107 fatalities: April 22, 1974 707-321B N446PA (Pan Am Flight 812) near Denpasar Ngurah Rai (Ngurah Rai International Airport), Bali, Indonesia). Hawaiian Airlines Las Vegas (McCarran International Airport), Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport), John F. Kennedy International Airport


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population_total 11500 population_density_km2 timezone utc_offset timezone_DST utc_offset_DST coor_type footnotes Source: 2010 World Airport Traffic Report. Airport Council International's 2010 World Airport Traffic Report '''Pago Pago

International Airport''' , also known as '''Tafuna Airport''', is a public airport located 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of the central business district of Pago Pago (Pago Pago, American Samoa), in the village and plains of Tafuna on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States. History Tafuna Airfield The site and location of the current airport was originally known


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;q&f false publisher David Stanley year 2004 isbn 1566914116 The island has six terrestrial and three marine ecosystems. The island is also known popularly as the "Rock".


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DC-4 & DC-7 Honolulu Canton Island Pago Pago Sydney and Auckland - - 1954 1965 ! TEAL (Air New Zealand) DC-6 & Lockheed L-188 Electra Auckland Nadi Pago Pago Papeete - 1959 1970 ! Polynesian Airlines DC-3 Apia(Faleolo) Pago Pago - It was also used for inter island air service between Faleolo (Faleolo International Airport), Western Samoa and Pago Pago in 1959 by newly formed, Apia-based Polynesian Airlines and short-lived, Pago Pago-based

Samoa Airways using ex-military Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3D) type aircraft. Tasman Empire Airways Limited, or TEAL, the predecessor to what is now Air New Zealand, offered Douglas DC-6 (eventually using Lockheed L-188 Electra aircraft in 1960) flights from Nadi to Pago Pago

! Max Type Aircraft - ! 9 27 Compact Coral 1942–1950 (converted to taxiway to runway 5 23 in 1963

Pago Pago International Airport

'''Pago Pago International Airport''' , also known as '''Tafuna Airport''', is a public airport located 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of the central business district of Pago Pago (Pago Pago, American Samoa), in the village and plains of Tafuna on the island of Tutuila in American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States.

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