Panama City Beach – If you are interested in the progress of the new airport keep reading…..
November 13, 2008
Construction on the new Panama City/Bay County International Airport remains at least three months ahead of schedule.
Forty percent of the heavy civil contract time has been used and the job is approximately 53% complete.
§ The first lift of asphalt base is complete on Runway 16-34. The second lift of asphalt base is nearly 50% complete.
§ Concrete should begin to go down on the runway in early December.
§ Lighting work on Runway 16-34 is approximately 24% complete.
Taxi Way D:
§ Earthwork is almost complete.
§ Asphalt paving and lighting work is ongoing.
There are currently 110 pieces of equipment on site and 160 workers.
§ 5 million cubic yards of material has been excavated to date which is 90% of the expected total.
§ 30,000 linear feet of storm sewer is in place (95% of total).
§ 35,000 tons of asphalt is in place.
§ Concrete paving of Runway 16-34 is now expected to begin in early December.
§ The terminal parking lot is 80% complete.
§ The project is meeting all interim milestones.
§ The terminal building contract is underway.