Project

FLORES AIRPORT - DRAINAGE OF SURROUNDINGS

Category

Airports

Client

ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal SA

Location

Flores island, Portugal

Services year

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FLORES AIRPORT - DRAINAGE OF SURROUNDINGS

Airports

Flores Airport (ICAO code: LPFL), or Santa Cruz das Flores Airport, is located in Santa Cruz das Flores, on Flores island, Azores archipelago. Flores Airport dates back to the installation of Flores French Base and is composed of runway 18/36 with 1400m long.

Intervention in the runway surroundings plots of Flores Airport to improve the drainage conditions. Reduction of the groundwater level by gravity through trenches and draining spines, directing them to the outside of the settled areas. Intervention in three sectors with the execution of a drainage system formed by a drainage trench parallel to runway in which a set of transverse drainage spines are discharged, for collection and routing of tributary waters in intervention areas.

Provided services

Preliminary design, Detailed design and Technical assistance during construction.