Jet Blast Deflector

Seven Run-up Deflectors for Boeing Charleston

Project Details

Location: Charleston International Airport
North Charleston, USA
Project: Charleston Expansion - Site Development Program
Contractor: BE&K-Turner Construction Joint Venture
Owner: Boeing
  • Thrust rating required extremely heavy-duty structure
  • Stringent local building code compliance in high wind region

Boeing’s first assembly plant outside of Washington required seven jet blast deflectors capable of accommodating any commercial aircraft in Boeing’s fleet. The supplied model, type U19-3EW, is also widely used by Boeing at original wide-body aircraft facility in Everett, Washington.

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