Numerous light giraffes of the leading construction equipment lessor accompany the renovation work on the Vienna Airport. Hamburg/Vienna, 11 July 2013 – for several weeks the start and landing runway 16/34 of Vienna Airport was renewed. The remedial actions had to be carried out during flight operation and found that the availability of light at any time was mainly in the night hours rather than according to an absolute must. From the first until the last day provided machinery Austria, subsidiary of Germany’s leading construction machinery rental company and merchant HVAC HVAC construction machinery, for the professional lighting of the building site: many powerful light giraffes from the HVAC rental fleet were here every night tirelessly in use. HKL Baumaschinen Austria explains plant manager, Franz Reisenhofer: our light giraffes were responsible for more than 80% of the lighting. This is a very special responsibility. With our 24-hour service we provide the security and flexibility our clients such Project.” In 25 nights and four weekends from 8 April to 24 may 2013 approximately 500 people and up to 480 machinery worked 16/34 of the Vienna Airport in the redevelopment of the takeoff and landing strip. A total 220,000 square meters surface were completely renewed.
This had to be applied over 80,000 tons of asphalt- and new. Without lighting the work would need to be interrupted. Therefore, the contacts of hav were always accessible during the entire period machinery. If necessary, for example, if part of a lighting unit was had to immediately react, to ensure the smooth running of the site. Thanks to the 24-hour service from HVAC to the complete satisfaction of the client’s technical problems could be solved. Thanks to the good cooperation between airport, airlines, Austro Control and construction companies, as well as the tireless efforts of all local stakeholders, the renovation work in late May could even a few days earlier than planned will be completed.
Further information carried In the period from 8 April to 26 May 2013 the airport Vienna renovation work on the runway 16/34 through. These were necessary for security reasons: the runway 16/34 was built in 1976 and extensively renovated since then only once 20 years ago in 1993. Now the deck and base layer, as well as the shoulders of the entire slope on an area of about 220,000 square meters had to be completely redone. Contribute a landing of an aircraft on the runway surface several hundred tons, approximately 270 landings take place 16/34 per day on the slopes. A failure of these remedial measures would have serious safety hazards for take-offs and landings of aircraft through raised pieces of asphalt resulted.