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Grading





The purpose of the grading plan is to supply optimal drainage, prevent material erosion, and to provide a safe and efficient grades for aircraft operations.

The grading plan consists of:
      • Runway and taxiway
      • Apron
      • Parking lot
      • Maintenance road
      • Access road
The runway and taxiway followed the design standards outlined by the FAA, the apron and parking lot utilized a 2% downward slope to the southeast corner, and the roads followed AASHTO design standards.

For more information on the grading plan, please see Chapter 8 of the Master Plan.