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New GRE at Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport

New GRE Launched in Toronto

Billy Bishop Airport has completed a three-year multimillion-dollar airfield rehabilitation project the involved a new GRE. The overall scope of work included pavement rehabilitation, reconstruction of taxiways, signage and lighting for the runways, and the construction of a 3-sided Ground Run-up Enclosure (GRE). BDI’s three-sided GRE was designed specifically for engine run-ups of the Bombardier Q400 regional turboprop aircraft and is only the second such facility to be installed in Canada.

PortsToronto places a very high priority on environmental issues and was the recipient of the 2019 Airports Council International (ACI-NA) Environmental Achievement Award for its Noise Mitigation Program.

Article_0009_Billy Bishop, Oct 2017

Read more about the Billy Bishop project in the feature done by Airports International.

Article_0011_Billy Bishop Jul 2017

Read more about the Toronto project in the feature done by Airport Improvement.