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Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013
General data
Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport
Country: Vanuatu
IATA code:SON
ICAO code: NVSS
Elevation: 184 feet / 56 m
Opened: 1943
Notams: Notams for NVSS
Airport history:  
1943Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Fieldalso known as "Bomber Field No. 2" during WW 2
Luganville Airfield
Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport
Luganville/Espirítu Santo-Pekoa International Airport

Map

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
12-MAY-1944Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 48280 US Navy 3 Luganville A...   A1
12-JAN-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-23722 USAAF 0 Espirítu San... A1
28-NOV-1943Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 41-38742 USAAF Espirítu San...   A1

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
08-MAY-1999DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 YJ-RV9 Vanair 7 near Port Vila A1
28-NOV-1943Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 41-38742 USAAF Espirítu San...   A1
05-SEP-1943Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-23711 USAAF 4 near Espirítu Santo   A1

6 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
19-DEC-2008BN-2A-20 Islander YJ-RV2 Air Vanuatu 2 near Olpoi-Lajmol...   A1
25-JUL-1991BN-2A-6 Islander YJ-RV4 Vanair 9 near Olpoi   A1
12-MAY-1944Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 48280 US Navy 3 Luganville A...   A1
12-JAN-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 42-23722 USAAF 0 Espirítu San... A1
27-DEC-1943Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3) 12432 US Navy 24 New Caledoni...   A1
23-NOV-1943Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 41-18675 USAAF 25 Nakety Bay   A1