A Water-Borne Runway

by D. Williams,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-32

Document Type: Journal Paper


Requirements for construction of runway for heavy planes; good solution is to increase flexibility of concrete layer rather than to increase thickness; use of shallow rubber water bags under concrete layer suggested; construction costs and durability of bags; test results.

Subject Headings: Airport and airfield pavements | Concrete construction | Thickness | Shallow water | Shallow foundations | Rubber | Construction costs | Material durability

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