Sarajevo Airport readies for runway overhaul

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Sarajevo Airport has selected developers for the long-announced reconstruction of its runway. Italy’s Tecno Engineering 2C (TE2C) will draft the project for the overhaul of the runway and the construction of new taxiways. The work will cover an area of 216,000 square metres. TE2C has extensive experience in airport construction and carried out work at Mostar Airport in 2014. It has partnered up with the Mostar-based Ecoplan and Integram companies for the Sarajevo Airport project. Sarajevo's runway was last upgraded in 1998. The airport is currently in the midst of a significant expansion project.

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  1. Wasn't there talk that this will happen a few years back?

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    1. Yes. As many other projects in our region.

      Does anyone have info on what exactly will be done?

      Especially in regards to new taxiway construction and potential extension of the runway...

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    2. You're supposed to overhaul everything on the runway every 20 years in an airport that serves <1 million passengers yearly so it's a lot of work

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    3. But what will be constructed additionally?

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    4. I remember reading an article here a while ago that they will build rapid exit taxiways.

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    5. I read a lot of stuff too, extension of the apron, runway, rapid taxiway etc., but question is what exactly is planned in this overhaul.

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  2. Runway was closed due to renovation back in septembar 2006. All flights were diverted to Tuzla then

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    1. Yeah, as I know, it was antiskid top layer and I think grooves on the runway...

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