FLIGHT ROUTES FOR OPERATION VARSITY 
Below you find an overview of the airfields used in England and France, the flight routes towards tGermany
and the dropzones and landingzones for operation Varsity, 24 March 1945
Group 
Squadrons 
Seriel No. 
Number of A/C 
Airfield 
A/B unit 
DZ/LZ 
Time of drop 
61st TCG 
53rd, 59th & 15th 
B 
40 x C 
Chiping Ongar 
8th Para Bn 
DZ 
09.51 
61st TCG 
14th & 15th 
B 
40 x C 
Chipping Ongar 

DZ 
09.54 
316th TCG 
45th & 37th 
B 
41 x C 
Weathersfield 
9th Para Bn. 
DZ 

316th TCG 
44th & 36th 
B 
40 x C 
Weathersfield 
13th Para Bn. 
DZ 

315th TCG 

B 

Boreham 
12th Para Bn 
DZ 

315th TCG 

B 

Boreham 
7th Para Bn 
DZ 

British 6th Airborne Division
Group 
Squadrons 
Serial No. 
Number of A/C 
Airfield 
A/B unit 
DZ/LZ 
Time of drop 
Pathfinder 

A 
46 x C 

1/507 PIR 
DZ 
09.50 
438th TCG 
89th & 88th 
A 
45 x C 
Prosnes 
2/507 PIR 
DZ 

438th TCG 
87th & 90th 
A 
45 x C 
Prosnes 
3/507 PIR 
DZ 

434th TCG 
72nd & 73rd 
A 
45 x C 
Mourmelon 
464th PFa 
DZ 
10.05 
313rd TCG 
49th & 29th 
A 
36 x C 
Achiet 
513th PIR 
DZ 

313rd TCG 
48th & 47th 
A 
36 x C 
Achiet 
513th PIR 
DZ 

434th TCG 
71st & 74th 
A 
45 x C 
Mourmelon 
466th PFa 
DZ 
10.23 
US 17th Airborne Division
507th PIR
513th PIR
464th PFa
466th PFa
American Glider mission
Note: Serials A
Group 
Squadron 
Serial Nr. 
Number of A/C 
Airfield 
A/B unit 
DZ/LZ 
Time of landing 
437th TCG 

A 
40 x C 
Coulomiers 
155 AA Bn 
LZ 
10.36 
437th TCG 

A 
40 x C 
Coulomiers 
194 GIR 
LZ 

436th TCG 

A 
36 x C 
Melun 
194 GIR 
LZ 

436th TCG 

A 
36 x C 
Melun 
194 GIR 
LZ 

435th TCG 
75th &77th 
A 
36 x C 
Brétigny 
194 GIR 
LZ 

435th TCG 
76th & 78th 
A 
36 x C 
Brétigny 
194 GIR, 681 GFa 
LZ 

439th TCG 

A 
36 x C 
Chateaudun 
681 & 680 GFa 
LZ 

439th TCG 

A 
36 x C 
Chateaudun 
680 GFa 
LZ 
11.40 
440th TCG 

A 
45 x C 
Bricy 
139 Eng 
LZ 
11.55 
440th TCG 

A 
45 x C 
Bricy 
139 Eng, 517 Sign 
LZ 

441st TCG 

A 
48 x C 
Dreux 
Div HQ, Arty HQ 
LZ 

442nd TCG 

A 
48 x C 
St 
224 Med. 517 Sign 
LZ 

441st / 442nd TCG 

A 
48 x C 
Dreux 
224 Med, Jeeps 
LZ 

314th TCG 

A 
40 x C 
Poix 
Jeeps 513 & 466 
LZ 

314th TCG 

A 
40 x C 
Poix 
Br. Air support 
LZ 

Tables are still under construction