Engine Testing Facility

South America’s First GRE Installed in Bogota

Project Details

Location: El Dorado International Airport
Bogota, Colombia
Project: Fabricate, Install & Test Ground Run-up Enclosure
Owner: OPAIN S.A.
  • Remote project location
  • Tight conformance to applicable regulations
  • Challenging acoustics

This facility marks the first ground run-up enclosure in South America and was designed to accommodate up to a B747. This facility is used primarily for Avianca’s fleet. Code C aircraft can self-maneuver into the facility and perform a minimum radius turn.

Article_0008_BOG, March 2012

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

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