ALG B-1 - Asnelles-sur-Mer - Airfields in Normandy

ALG B-1 – Asnelles-sur-Mer – Airfields in Normandy

ALG B-1 – Asnelles-sur-Mer

Battle of Normandy

This page presents the history of ALG (Advanced Landing Groud) B-1, used by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Normandy.

Image : second tactical air force

2nd Tactical Air Force

Location: Asnelles-sur-Mer, Calvados (14)

Code: B-1

Coordinates: 49°20’25”N – 000°34’58”W

Operational period: from June 6th, 1944

Length: 600 m

Airstrip: compacted earth

Units: airstrip used for emergency landings for the benefit of the various Allied squadrons.