Fuel Truck Specification at Archerfield Airport

Project Fuel Truck Specification at Archerfield Airport
Client Archerfield Airport Corporation
Project Value < $100k
Project Overview Archerfield Airport required the design of a fuel truck for airside operations to cause as little damage as possible to the existing pavements of both the surface and base layers.
JJR Involvement The scope of the design and analysis included:

  • Determination of appropriate vehicle specifications (GVM, number of axles, tyre pressure, tyre widths);
  • Analyse vehicle impact based on existing runway accommodation of 5.7 tonnes;
  • Investigation into the potential for a retrofitted fuel tank onto an existing chassis; and
  • Final summary of analysis and specification recommendations.