Guadalajara Requires Jet Blast Deflector to Protect Residential Area

Project Details

Location: Miguel Hildalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport
Guadalajara - Jalisco, Mexico
Project: New Taxiway Parallel to the New Runway - Deflector at the Guadalajara International Airport
Contractor: VISE
Owner: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP)
Challenges:
  • Very limited period for design, fabrication, and delivery.
  • Customer needed red and white panels for aesthetic requirements.

For this project, 390m of jet blast deflector was required to protect housing adjacent to a new built runway from the jet blast produced by taxiing aircraft. The jet blast deflector was designed for taxi/breakaway operations of commercial aircraft.

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