With the demolition of the existing aircraft hangar a new facility was required to act as the airport's Snow Base. A new 1,428m2 steel framed Snow Base facility has been constructed on the South side of the airport.
As part of this work to extend the apron an infill linking it to taxiway in Marshall Asphalt was required. This was delivered during night time possessions under strict handover/handback procedures.
Other associated works included the installation of new high mast floodlighting units and fixed ground power units; new drainage; construction of a reinforced soil retaining structure; installation of high security acoustic fencing.
VolkerFitzpatrick's £5.4 million pound contract to extend the western apron at Bristol Airport, the first phase of the...