Howland Island Transportation
Howland Island Transportation: A summary of information about Howland Island Transportation, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources.
Howland Island: Transportation
Ports and harbors
none; offshore anchorage only; note - there is one boat landing area along the middle of the west coast
airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN - they left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island, but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
Transportation - note
Earhart Light is a day beacon near the middle of the west coast that was partially destroyed during World War II, but has since been rebuilt; named in memory of famed aviatrix Amelia EARHART