Allied air bases in England during Operation Overlord

D-Day air operations

RAF Tarrant Rushton Air Force Base in England on June 6, 1944, the starting point for the Royal Air Force’s 298 and 644 Squadrons as part of Operation Mallard.
Photo : IWM CL 26.

Location of the allied air bases in Great Britain during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Andover370th US Fighter Group
Andrews Field322nd US Bomb Group
Aldermaston434th US Troop Carrier Group
Ashford406th US Fighter Group
Barkston Heath61st US Troop Carrier Group
Beaulieu365th US Fighter Group
Bisterne Close371st US Fighter Group
Boreham394th US Bomb Group
Boxted70th US Fighter Wing
Chilbolton368th US Fighter Group
Chipping Ongar387th US Bomb Group
Christchurch405th US Fighter Group
Cottesmore52nd US Troop Carrier Wing
316th US Troop Carrier Group
Earls Colne323rd US Bomb Group
Exeter440th US Troop Carrier Group
Folkingham313th US Troop Carrier Group
Fulbeck442nd US Troop Carrier Group
Gosfield410th US Bomb Group
Great Dunmow386th US Bomb Group
Greeham Common438th US Troop Carrier Group
Headcorn362nd US Fighter Group
High Halden358th US Fighter Group
Ibsley48th US Fighter Group
Kingsnorth36th US Fighter Group
Lashenden354th US Fighter Group
Little Walden409th US Bomb Group
Lymington50th US Fighter Group
Matching Green391st US Bomb Group
Membury436th US Troop Carrier Group
Merryfield441st US Troop Carrier Group
Middle Wallop67th US Recon Group
North Witham
Ramsbury437th US Troop Carrier Group
Rivenhall397th US Bomb Group
Saltby314th US Troop Carrier Group
Spanhoe315th US Troop Carrier Group
Stansted344th US Bomb Group
Staplehurst363rd US Fighter Group
Stoney Cross367th US Fighter Group
Thruxton366th US Fighter Group
Upottery439th US Troop Carrier Group
Warmwell474th US Fighter Group
Welford Park435th US Troop Carrier Group
Wethersfield416th US Bomb Group
Winkton404th US Fighter Group
Woodchurch373rd US Fighter Group – Reproduction subject to authorization of the author – Contact