Project Shackleton – Falkland Islands Runway Resurfacing Project

CEEQUAL Very Good – Whole Project Award
Version 4, July 2012 – Mount Pleasant Complex, Falkland Islands

  • Winner of a CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 for Transport
  • Highly Commended CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 for Material Use

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

Assessor: Helen Denham

Project Summary

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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