airport aprons Articles

  • Manchester airport case study

    Client: Manchester Airport, Manchester - Costain/GPL GPL and Costain were responsible for the overhaul of the old runway at Manchester Airport including apron and apron maintenance, replacing Juliet, Alpha and Delta taxiways; twelve new stands on the Western apron; and extensions for the A380. The original runway had been in service for many years and was in urgent need of a ...

  • Case study - Airport platform

    Mexico City's international airport was built over a lake; the soil is expansive clay with water content approaching 200%. Settlement is a severe problem and several airport runways necessitated a 4m asphalt layer thickness. A recently constructed airport platform using a conventional pavement was expected to settle 3 cm at the 3 vertical loading points of the airplane over two years. In fact it ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • Installation speed of ACO Qmax minimises disruption at Belfast International Airport

    Ease of handling, quick installation and high drainage performance are the reasons for ACO Qmax- being selected to manage surface water run-off from Belfast International Airport's new and refurbished aircraft aprons. All four sizes of ACO Water Management's award-winning slot drainage system have been used across the project which forms a key part of the airport's ambitious development plans to ...


    By ACO Group

  • Sub-surface flow wetlands to treat glycol-contaminated stormwater from aircraft de-icing operations, Batea

    Airports use glycol-based aircraft de-icing fluids (ADFs) for removing ice and snow from aircraft surfaces during winter and under frost conditions. Some relatively concentrated, spent ADF (Concentrate) may be collected from beneath aircraft for recycle or disposal at a local wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), but a significant part of the ADF at everyairport will end up in sewers and ditches, be ...

  • DFW direct bury of storm sewer case study

    Airport Solutions North Texas Contracting has placed the first HOBAS pipe at DFW International Airport in the Dallas/Fort Worth mid-cities. That first installation was a repair to an 84-inch corrugated steel culvert that had failed and created a sink hole approximately 30 feet deep and almost 20 feet in diameter after a series of heavy rains in 2007. North Texas Contracting of Keller, Texas ...


    By Hobas Pipe USA

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