Airfield Pavement Evaluation, Grand Turk International Airport, British West Indies
AIR FORCE CIVIL ENGINEER SUPPORT AGENCY TYNDALL AFB FL
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A team from HQ Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency HQ AFCESA evaluated the runway, taxiway and parking aprons at Grand Turk International Airport from 28-30 Jun 94. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine if Air Mobility Command AMC aircraft could operate at the airfield at normal mission gross weights. The evaluation found the western 6000 feet of the runway and South Apron could structurally support limited numbers of C-130s at normal mission gross weights. Limited numbers of C-5 and C-141 aircraft can operate on the western portion of the runway. Small numbers of C-141 and C-5 aircraft can operate on the South Apron at reduced gross weight of 242,000 pounds and 727,000 pounds respectively. PCNs to be reported in FLIP are Runway 13FAWT - South Apron 25FAWT. Airfield pavement, Pavement classification numbers, Airfield pavement evaluation, Heavy weight deflectometer, Electronic cone penetrometer.
- Terminal Flight Facilities
- Civil Engineering