Airports and engineers must think through many considerations before deciding on an airfield pavement selection.

In the latest issue of Airport Business, RS&H Ohio Aviation Leader Matt Schnelle, PE, examines the considerations airports and their consulting engineers must address to choose the right airfield pavement. These considerations include:

  • Planning and Programming — How is this paving project funded, and what are the FAA guidelines?
  • Design —  How is the pavement being used?
  • Construction — What are the impacts to operations?
  • Maintenance — Is your staff familiar with maintenance and repair alternatives?

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