Location: La Palma Airport
Canary Islands, Spain
Project: Runway 35 Jet Blast Deflector
Contractor: Grupisa-Sevial S.A.
- Multi-phased project required careful coordination with main contractor
- Challenging site geometry
- Remote project location
- Thrust rating required extremely heavy-duty structure
The airport at La Palma had a unique challenge— jet blast produced by departing aircraft was creating hazardous conditions on a public roadway directly behind, and below, the runway. Due to the significant grade change, and to avoid creating an obstacle to landing aircraft, the deflector was installed on the hillside.
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