Vancouver International Airport West Apron Expansion

Project Description

This project straddled two of the main taxiways in the heart of the Vancouver International Airport.

The scope of work included relocation of sand pre-load and the excavation and relocation of native material for a combined total of 600,000 c.m.

Also, a crushed gravel cap including grading to +/- 5mm tolerance across ~80,000 sq.m. of future apron was installed.

Edge lighting, power distribution, civil works, line painting, fencing and concrete block wall construction.

All critical milestones were met and the project was executed in harmony with the airport operations through a 24-hour/day schedule spanning approximately 7 months.

Scope of work

Soil Volume Handled: ~600,000 cubic meters
Sanitary Force Main: 2 kM
Storm Sewer: 4 kM
C.I.P. Manholes: 50 each
Grading: 80,000 sq. meters

Project Details


December 1, 2000


Vancouver International Airport Authority


Richmond, BC


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