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Airports Authority of Hong Kong Discussing Trends in Airfield Engineering This June

2013-04-10 11:00 1539

SINGAPORE, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air traffic in APAC is booming leading to an increased stress on existing infrastructure. Airport owners and operators are faced with two challenges:

  • how to retain operational efficiency while airfield assets are retrofitted and maintained
  • how to develop new airfields which can cope up with the advent of new and heavier aircraft entering service.

The AIRFIELD ENGINEERING & ASSET MAINTENANCE, organized by Transport IQ and to be run in Hong Kong during 18 - 19 June 2013, brings together experts from the global aviation industry to discuss the challenges and practical solutions in airfield development and maintenance.

Key topics to be presented by the experts include:

  • ACN/PCN determination for new and heavy aircrafts
  • Trends in Pavement Management Systems (PMS)
  • Life extension & recycling techniques for existing pavements
  • Friction testing methods and surface texture enhancement

Participating Airport Owners & Operators include:

  • AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA
  • AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF HONG KONG
  • AIRPORTS VANUATU
  • AUCKLAND AIRPORT
  • NANJING LUKOU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • HYDERABAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, INDIA
  • MALAYSIA AIRPORTS HOLDINGS
  • ANGKASAPURA AIRPORTS II, INDONESIA
  • GATWICK AIRPORT
  • EDINBURG AIRPORT
  • SINGAPORE AIRFORCE

Participating Regulators include:

  • CIVIL AVIATION DEPARTMENT OF HONG KONG
  • IATA
  • FAA

Aircraft Manufacturers

  • BOEING
  • AIRBUS

The programme this year will create discussions between regulators, airport owners and pilots' associations from major growth markets. Don't miss their presentations on aeronautical studies required to accommodate heavier aircraft and how pavements can be constructed using recycled material and more.

The AIRFIELD ENGINEERING & ASSET MAINTENANCE SUMMIT will attract 100+ senior delegates providing an ideal platform for all stakeholders in the regional aviation industry to network and learn from them.

For more information, visit www.airfieldengineering.com or email enquiry@iqpc.com.sg or call +65 6722 9388. If you are a member of the press and would like to cover the event, please get in touch with Susy.Angryany@iqpc.com.sg for further details.

Source: Transport IQ 
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