The much anticipated start of the final layer of concrete pavement works at the site of the Argyle International Airport commenced on Tuesday.
Communications Officer at the International Airport Development Company, IADC, and Jennifer Richardson says this work is being carried out in the apron area.
Miss Richardson says this represents a significant phase in the process of completing the airport project.
The IADC says the Commercial Apron will serve international passengers and will allow for the simultaneous parking of mixed fleet aircraft, such as two (2) Boeing 747-400 and one (1) Boeing 767-200, or similar size aircraft, and six (6) ATR72, ATR42 or DHC-8, or similar size aircraft This apron is located north of the General Aviation Apron
The General Aviation apron will allow for parking of a mixed fleet of aircraft such as executive jets and islanders.
Finally, the Cargo Apron will be located immediately south of the General Aviation facilities and allow for parking of two (2) aircraft of the size of the Boeing 727 jet.