Henri Coandă International Airport, details on the state of the infrastructure
Starting with the statements made by the Pro Infrastructure Association, Henri Coandă International Airport comes with details on the state of the infrastructure.
Today, in the public space, a statement made by the Pro Infrastructure Association appeared, criticizing the state of the infrastructure at Henri Coandă International Airport.
Specifications regarding the state of the infrastructure
Under these conditions, the Henri Coandă International Airport makes details regarding the mentioned event and the state of the infrastructure.
In view of the situation reported by the media, regarding the fact that "one piece of the runway was completely dislocated" and that "more than an hour later, Henri Coandă International Airport was completely closed to air traffic", we make the following details:
- On takeoff from the 08R runway of the El-Al race on Friday, 30 in March, operated with a Boeing 747-400 aircraft, there was an exfoliation of the asphalt wear state, with a thickness of 0,6 cm.
- This type of aircraft operates, according to the authorization certificate issued by the AACR, with special measures. Thus, according to the procedure in force, immediately after take-off the special control was carried out on the runway surface and, as a result, intervention was taken to eliminate the non-compliance in order to safely carry out air traffic.
- In 10 minutes, the traffic was redirected to the 08L runway, the operating safety was not affected.
We also specify that, in order to maintain the safety of the air operations, in the last years a program of current repairs at the runway 08R-26L has been permanently carried out, until now the tread area has been replaced with 80%.