Transports

PICO’S AIRPORT. RUNWAY 10-28 EXTENSION PROJECT, AZORES

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal S.A.
Direcção de Infraestruturas Aeronáuticas (DIA)

SERVICES:
Final Design
(Comprising the Runway and Reestablishments scoping the Drainage, Paving, Horizontal and Vertical Marking and Enclosure’ Specialties)

BEGINING:
1999

CONCLUSION:
2003

LOCATION:
Pico Island, Azores, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Extension of the 10-28 Runway and reestablishment of roads to allow the operation of airplanes like the Boeing B737-300 and Airbus A319 or A320, in order to obtain a 3D Class Airport. The project involved the runway extension from 1.520m to 1.760m and the platform enlargement from 30 to 45 paved meters, for a 30 m runway width and two shoulders, 7,5m wide. The project included the enlargement of the runway strip protection to a total of 150m (75m for each side of the axe).