Calgary International Airport – New Runway Drainage

Project Type
Concrete Pipe
Ocean Pipe
Inland Pipe

Calgary AB

Date Completed
January 2014


Concrete Pipe: Approximately 19 kilometres of Class V pipe supplied, in sizes up to 2400mm diameter

Jacking Pipe: Roughly 250 metres of large diameter jacking pipe was installed under active taxiways and structures

Manholes: Over 150 manholes of various sizes and types, including oversized box manholes in the apron area

Cost: Cost savings were achieved in several areas, including the use of standard stock products as an alternative to custom wet cast structures

YYC’s fourth runway will be the longest in Canada, at over 4 km, to accommodate the largest planes in the world.