Tag: Runway construction

Cork Airport runway reconstruction awarded to Colas LTD

Cork Airport has awarded the main construction contract for the rebuilding of the airport’s main runway to Colas Limited, part of the International Colas Group, a leader in the field in the design, maintenance and construction of transport infrastructure. Colas has extensive airport constructio...

Southampton Airport wins runway extension approval

By Edward Robertson Southampton Airport has won permission to extend its runway by 164m. The extension at the north end of the runway would bring the total length up to 1,887m and allow the airport to operate flights for aircraft with a greater range. The approval for the controversial plan...

Heathrow: Climate activists lose legal battle to stop third runway at west London airport

By Lisa Holland, sky news Climate activists have lost a long-running legal battle to stop a third runway at Heathrow. The Supreme Court has overturned a previous Court of Appeal ruling in a case brought by Friends of the Earth and others against Heathrow Airport. The court was asked to cons...

Turkey’s Istanbul Airport ready to rise together with third independent runway

Istanbul Airport becomes only the second airport in Europe to operate three independent runways. Istanbul Airport is continuing its success story by opening the third independent runway, it was inaugurated in a ceremony by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling it “Istanbul Airport is Turkey...

Runway works underway at London Stansted as trucks replace take-offs

London Stansted’s engineering team is using the unprecedented grounding of aircraft across the globe as a unique opportunity to move planned overnight runway maintenance works to daytime hours. Stansted’s 3,048 foot runway undergoes full re-surfacing work every 10 to 15 years but, as with ot...

Ireland West Airport to attract 1m passengers with upgraded runway

Ireland West Airport has officially opened a new €11 million refurbished runway, designed and project managed by Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group. The 2,400m runway handles all flights at Ireland West Airport making it central to the airport’s vision of attracting one million passen...

Vancouver Airport raises airport improvement fee to fund future projects

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has announced it will be increasing its Airport Improvement Fee (AIF) from $20 to $25 in order to meet forecasted growth. The AIF was introduced in 1993 to pay for capital infrastructure projects such as terminals and runways, as the Canadian government does...

NR Investments pledges development works for Chisinau International Airport

Chisinau Airport owner NR Investments Ltd (NRI) today announced its commitment to direct a significant percentage of this year’s pledged funding toward airport improvements. The Guernsey-based property investment vehicle, which acquired the controlling interest in the operation of Chisinau Air...

San Francisco Airport closes runway for reconstruction work

San Francisco Airport (SFO) has announced the closure of runway 28L for 20 days in order to construct a new base layer below the runway surface. Construction crews have begun the process of removing the existing layers of the runway, which is expected to reopen on Friday, September 27, 2019. ...

Gatwick Airport initiates planning process to use existing northern runway

Capacity-stretched Gatwick Airport has formally started the process to bring its existing northern runway into routine use by submitting a notice to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) of its intention to prepare an application for development consent. This moves establishes the ‘Gatwick Airport ...

Istanbul Airport’s third runway to be operational by 2020

A third runway at the new Istanbul Airport is currently being constructed and will be fully operational by the first half of 2020, according to iGA Istanbul Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu. Once completed, the new runway will increase the current airport capacity of 80 planes per hour to 120 planes p...

Winnipeg Airport oversees baggage system upgrade alongside runway and GSE site construction

Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport has warned of increased traffic and longer lines as a combination of construction projects coincide with their busiest months. Construction on Runway 13/31 started in April and is not set to be completed until the end of summer, with a baggage ...

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