Both PM10 and PM2.5 fugitive dust pollution create or aggravate serious health conditions, especially in vulnerable populations like kids and the elderly.
With unpaved runways, communities across the Australian Outback can be better connected to the services they need to thrive.
The Déline community in Canada’s Northwest Territories recently put an end to its serious dust control problems with an environmentally friendly solution from Midwest.
Two aircraft were able to complete simultaneous journeys over the magnetic South Pole earlier this year, positioning them for the rare honor of the Polar Diamond Circumnavigator Diploma. This amazing accomplishment is partially owed to the reliability of (extremely) rural gravel runways.
New investments from the Canadian Government in gravel compactors for Manitoba’s airports will lead to stronger runways, but compaction alone won’t be enough to ensure easy landings and takeoffs on these unpaved surfaces.