Excessive rain in a small Manitoba town made the local airport’s gravel runway nearly unusable. Effective dust control can protect unpaved runways like this one from even the harshest conditions.
In light of funding shortfalls on both the federal and local level, some Saskatchewanians are taking runway maintenance into their own hands. Most of Saskatchewan’s airports don’t see all that much traffic — less than 1,000 passengers per airport annually, in fact.
For many mineral exploration and extraction companies, gravel runways are the arteries that connect mining operations to the outside world and keep the business running. Here’s how fines preservation keeps these runways safe and protects your bottom line.
For airport operators in the most remote corners of the world, keeping your gravel runway up and running at all times is a complex process.