ALG B-14 – Amblie – Airfields in Normandy

ALG B-14 – Amblie

Battle of Normandy

This page presents the history of ALG (Advanced Landing Groud) B-14, used by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Normandy.

Image : second tactical air force

2nd Tactical Air Force

Location: Amblie, Calvados (14)

Code: RRS B-14 (Rearming and Refuelling Strip

Coordinates: 49°17’21”N – 000°29’25”W

Construction: from June 30 to July 7, 1944 by the Royal Engineers 25th Airfield Construction Group

Operational period: from July 7, 1944 to the end of the war

Length: 1 200 m

Width: 40 m

Azimuth: 263°

Airstrip: compacted earth

Units:

Airstrip used for the evacuation of wounded and the transport of personnel. It is the only English track in Calvados dedicated to the transport of personalities.