Construction of airport runway (3,000 metres long, 45 metres wide), consisting of Earthwork Operations approx. 1.15 million M3 of fill from excavation.
Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) pavement for aircraft movement and parking (350 mm thick plain concrete with doweled joints on 50 mm asphalt base coarse and 220 mm crushed aggregate.
The total area provides parking positions (2-D + 1-C power in/power or 2-E +1-D power in/push back), Asphalt concrete pavement for the runway and exit taxiway (thickness 230 mm on 220 mm crushed aggregate) Width of runway 45 metres and exit taxiway 23 metres (fillets were appropriate).
Air-side service roads of asphalt with concrete pavements (115 mm of asphalt on 220 mm of crushed aggregate base), these roads will sustain the loads imposed by maintenance and fuel vehicles as well future aircraft push back tractors.
Civil works included airfield lighting system comprising underground ducts and foundations for floodlight poles, fencing work, gatehouse, vehicle parking, floodlights at all aircraft positions including parking aprons plus street lighting for the land-side roads.
ClientEMAK Marsa Alam for Management and Operation of Airports S.A.E.
ConsultantThe Netherlands Airport Consultants with the Egyptian Consulting Group
LocationMars Alam, Egypt