Why is port moresby airport called Jacksons Field

29/07/2011 12:16

The strip was named in honour of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot squadron leader John Francis Jackson shot down and killed in action April 28, 1942 flying P-40E A29-8. To Americans, it was know as 7 Mile.

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