F-22 Aircraft Parking Apron – Hickam AFB, Hawaii

Design & Build in Support of HIANG F-22 Fighter Program

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Project Scope

Design-Bid-build of a new aircraft parking apron in support of the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) F-22 fighter program. Project highlights include, Site and sub grade preparation to accommodate 22,000 square yards of Slip form concrete paving, New High mast lighting, Clear water rinse facility, Airfield edge lighting, relocation and upgrades to existing utilities.

Challenges for this project consisted of performing all major work adjacent to an existing “in-use” taxiway and constant protection from FOD (foreign object debris). Importation of aggregates by sea from the West Coast to meet the stringent requirements of the Army Corp’s of Engineers “concrete for airfield paving” specifications. Working in a remote island environment provided for many logistical challenges that were overcome by the Cutting Edge Team to achieve an “on-time” completion of the project that was fought with numerous unforeseen site conditions due to the damage incurred to the pearl harbor / Hickam AFB area on Dec 7th 1941.

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