Project Shackleton- Falkland Islands Runway Resurfacing Project

Winner of a CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 for Transport

Highly Commended CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 for Material Use

Whole Project Award

Project Team
Client: Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Designer: Mott MacDonald Ltd
Construction: Colas Ltd


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The Project
Project SHACKLETON entailed rehabilitation works of the airfield pavements and Aeronautical Ground Lighting at Mount Pleasant Airfield (MPA), Falkland Islands. MPA forms part of Mount Pleasant Complex (MPC) and is the most recent purpose-built airfield in the RAF. Along with its military role, MPA also acts as the Falkland Islands’ only international airport.

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