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Airport Expansion Project

The Blair Municipal Airport is located (10) miles   south of Blair on Highway 133.  The Airport has recently undergone an expansion of its runway, connecting taxiway, runway end turnarounds, aircraft parking apron and lighting. 

Engineer - HWS Consulting Group
Lincoln, NE
Grading Contractor - Negus-Sons Inc.
Omaha, NE
Paving Contractor - Cedar Valley Corp.
Waterloo, IA

View Phase 1 (PDF file)


Airport Expansion Photo Gallery
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Photographs taken October 2005

Runway 13 - Looking South

Runway 31 - Looking North

 

Photographs taken September 2005

View looking East.

9-3-05

View looking South.

9-3-05

View looking North.

9-3-05

Photographs taken August 2005

View looking south. The rock sub-base is being prepared for paving.

8-1-05

View looking south.

The new runway paving is the lighter color strip on the right side of the picture.

8-4-05

View looking north.

The new runway paving is in center foreground.

8-4-05

This is Cedar Valley Corporation equipment.

The dump truck is discharging concrete into the placement machine (center). The far right is the finishing machine.

8-4-05

View looking south, two of the four sections are complete.

8-8-05

View looking north.

8-8-05

View looking south.

8-25-05

View looking east.

8-25-05

View looking west.

In the foreground is the new partially completed aircraft parking apron. The connecting taxiway to the new runway is in the background.

8-25-05

View looking north.

8-25-05

 

Photographs taken July 2005

View looking south.

On the right is the completed grading for the new 100' wide by 4200' long runway. On the left is the existing 50' wide by 3450' long runway.

7-17-05

View looking north.

In the foreground is the new County Road P38 & Hwy 133 connection. In the center is the completed grading for the new 100' wide by 4200' long runway. On the right is the existing 50' wide by 3450' long runway.

7-17-05

Photographs taken May 2005

View looking south.

5-9-05

View looking southeast.

5-9-05

The white X in the foreground marks the south end of the grading for the new runway. The X also identifies the runway as closed and unusable.

5-9-05

View looking north.

The graded road in the lower right is the relocated County Road P38 which connects to Highway 133.

5-9-05

 

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