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Wake Island Airfield

Wake Island Airfield
Aerial photo of Wake Island Airfield
Airport information
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorU.S. Air Force
LocationWake Island
Elevation (23 ft)

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Wake Island Airfield is a military airport located on Wake Island, which is known for the Battle of Wake Island. It is owned by the U.S. Air Force and operated by the Thirteenth Air Force servicing practically only to military purposes within the Wake Island region, yet little military presence is currently encountered. It can be used for emergency landings of transpacific airliners.

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