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    United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/united_states_pacific_island_wildlife_refuges/united_states_pacific_island_wildlife_refuges_transportation.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Airports:
      Baker Island: one abandoned World War II runway of 1,665 m covered with vegetation and unusable
      Howland Island: airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN; the aviators left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
      Johnston Atoll: 1 - closed and not maintained
      Kingman Reef: lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938
      Midway Islands: 3 - one operational (2,409 m paved); no fuel for sale except emergencies
      Palmyra Atoll: 1 - 1,846 m unpaved runway; privately owned (2005)

      Ports and terminals:
      Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands, and Kingman Reef: none; offshore anchorage only
      Johnston Atoll: Johnston Island
      Midway Islands: Sand Island
      Palmyra Atoll: West Lagoon


      NOTE: The information regarding United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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