Runway engineering - Articles and news items
Airport news • 4 March 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Brussels Airport has announced it is to carry out major renovation works on runway 01/19 from 26 July to 25 September 2016.
Airport news • 27 October 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
The second phase of a $65 million runway renovation project at McCarran International Airport (LAS) has begun replacing the existing asphalt of Runway 7L/25R with more durable concrete.
Airport news • 23 October 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Changi Airport Group (CAG) has awarded a S$1.12 billion contract to a joint venture for the first package of works in the development of a three-runway system at Singapore Changi Airport.
Airport news • 19 October 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport has opened a new East-West parallel runway and air traffic control (ATC) tower as part of the O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP).
Airport news • 14 October 2015 • Kate Douetil
Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas announced the multi-year runway extension project for 16R/34L, 16L/34R and Taxiway A to 11,000 feet at the north end, has begun construction.
Issue 3 2015 • 2 June 2015 • Michael Ehl, Director of Aviation Operations, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Having been in service since the 1960s, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s centre runway is undergoing a major reconstruction to bring it up to modern standards. As Director of Aviation Operations Michael Ehl describes, the development is also an opportunity to introduce new lighting and safety systems...
Airport news • 27 April 2015 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas has announced the reopening of Runway 7L/25R part of a $67 million project to replace the runway surface.
Concrete pavements exhibiting distresses such as cracking, joint deterioration, spalling, and joint faulting can be rehabilitated by constructing a concrete or asphalt overlay. The ‘crack and seat’ technique is the most prevalent method for deteriorated concrete pavement rehabilitation. However, ‘rubblisation’ is fast becoming a popular method of concrete pavement rehabilitation.
ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organisations in the world, a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing and trade in the global economy.
From its dedication in 1999, the National Airport Pavement Test Facility (NAPTF), of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), has been tasked with conducting research on both rigid and flexible airport pavements. The facility offers a unique opportunity to study, instrument and record full-depth soil and pavement interactions under a variety of test parameters.
Aircraft computer simulation is effective in identifying and assessing aircraft response to pavement roughness, as Marc Stet explains. The responsibility for runway roughness lies with each individual airport operating authority. ICAO’s Annex 14 contains only very general information regarding airfield pavement roughness.
Issue 2 2005 • 10 June 2005 • Matt Palmer, T5 Airfield Project Leader, BAA Gerry Prickett, Major Projects Director, TPS Richard Moore, Aircraft Pavement Design Engineer, TPS
For an operator such as BAA, innovation in engineering and design starts from the ground up, with its runways future-proofed by TPS Consult.