New Civil Engineer - Nadine Buddoo

GPS technology has aided the milling operations which took place before a busy runway at Brussels Airport in Belgium was resurfaced.

Belgium’s Brussels Airport handled more than 26M passengers in 2019 – a record breaking year. But despite these passenger numbers plunging by 74% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and accompanying travel restrictions, operator Brussels Airport Company is focused on future proofing the airport’s infrastructure.

At the heart of this is a major refurbishment of one of the airport’s three runways. Previously upgraded in 1996, runway 07L/25R was resurfaced during a 41 day closure, with the project team working around the clock.

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