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United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2011
SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on November 17, 2010

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: one 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 (2010)
[see also: Airports country ranks ]

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 2011 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 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Transportation 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.






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