Airstrip at Avu Avu


First Plane to land at Avu Avu Airstrip


This photograph shows the first plane to land at the newly completed Avu Avu (Haimaro) airstrip. The plane stayed on the airstrip overnight. It flew back the next morning with Mr Tedder, the District Commissioner, Mr Russell, the Financial Secretary and Mr Michael Rapasia, the President of the Guadalcanal Council. Picture courtesy of University of Hawaii


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