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Amelia Earhart Memorial Lae PNG

Lae, Papua New Guinea
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Amelia Earhart Memorial not much to it

It is across from the old airport. Just a white stone like alter with her name on it. An... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mlkenyhercz
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Lae, Papua New Guinea
tragic

for someone who is considered to such an important aviator this is a very tragic memorial, not... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
ajkennedyorange
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Orange, Australia
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3 weeks ago
“Amelia Earhart Memorial not much to it”
29 Jul 2016
“tragic”
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Lae, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is across from the old airport. Just a white stone like alter with her name on it. An antiaircraft gun next to it. With a few flowers planted in front of it on the corner of the street. It would be nice to have...More

Thank mlkenyhercz
Reviewed 29 July 2016

for someone who is considered to such an important aviator this is a very tragic memorial, not worth the effort or time.

Thank ajkennedyorange
Reviewed 24 June 2016

A stone with a plaque and a gun turret is all thats here and its in a very small park that is not well kept at all. It is not very safe for tourists in that area aswell. Very sad to see that it's called...More

1  Thank tincoll
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

I read somewhere that in the 1920's Lae airport was the busiest airport in the world. That was then. Now it's a dump. Literally. Just a field with long grass. Some shipping containers and people chewing betel nut. Suggest you keep driving right on past...More

1  Thank Glen K
Reviewed 9 July 2014

There is literally nothing worth seeing here. The surrounds are long grass, rubbish and mud. I wouldn't stop here.

3  Thank Felicity P
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Lae was the last place that Amelia Earhart stopped before disappearing into oblivion. The "memorial" is next to where the former airport was, now the airfield is a grassy expanse thats being filled with shipping containers. The "memorial" is an upright concrete slab that has...More

10  Thank Nathan S
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