Aviation

We specialize in engineering design for commercial and general aviation facilities, including rehabilitation, pavement design, airfield geometric design, NAVAID/VISAID design, and passenger boarding bridge modeling.

AIRFIELD GEOMETRIC DESIGN

Design of runways, taxiways, aprons, and other airfield pavement designs.

NAVAID/VISAID DESIGN

Design of airfield NAVAID and VISAID’s including signage, lighting, and approach systems.

PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE MODELING

Boarding bridge modeling including aircraft mix analysis, lead in line geometry, and gate optimization.

PAVEMENT DESIGN

Designs include asphalt concrete, Portland cement concrete, and structural Pavers for a wide variety of pavement conditions. Designs include FAARFIELD, AASHTO, PCA, ACI, and other methods.

Project Case Study

Runway 16R/34L Reconstruction

Reno, Nevada

Wood Rodgers provided pavement analysis and design, airfield engineering, construction phasing as well as construction administration assistance for the removal and replacement of much of the pavement including shoulders and infield grading/rock mulch placement on Runway 16R/34L, MALSR reconstruction, the shoulders on Runway 16L/34R, a new lighting vault as well as a MAGVAR for the complete airfield including 3 separate runways.