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PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Airport Runway Construction

The site is located 560 kilometres north of Adelaide and is one of the world’s most significant deposits of copper, gold, silver and uranium.

Roads 2000 have been engaged on a construct only contract for the execution and delivery of the airside works and landside works.

The Airport Upgrade project includes the construction of a new runway, taxiway and aprons. Once complete this will support mine operations permitting FIFO workers to commute to and from the mine site.

The scope of work includes:

  • Airside works:
    • Bulk earthworks
    • Asphalt
    • Line marking

The existing runway currently accommodates 50-seater aircrafts (currently Fokker F50’s). Once complete, the new runway will accommodate up to 100-seater jet operations.