Snake Bay Airport code (SNB)

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Snake Bay Airport is located at Milikapiti, Northern Territory on the northern coast of Melville Island, Australia. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) built the airfield as a forward fighter aerodrome, during World War II as part of the proposed strategic amphibious operations by Allied forces against the Tanimbar Islands and Kai Islands. It was proposed to accommodate a RAAF Fighter Wing and a United States Army Air Forces Fighter Group. The airfield was operational on 30 August 1944.

Airport Information

Airport Name: Snake Bay Airport
Airport Keywords: Snake Bay
Airport (IATA) Code: SNB


Continent: Oceanic
Full Location: Milikapiti, NT, Australia


Latitude: -11.422760
Longitude: 130.652827
Elevation: 172 (Feet)

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