Aeronautical Risk Assessment for Olympic Dam Airport
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Aeronautical Risk Assessment for Olympic Dam Airport
Client :
Jacobs Engineering Group & BHP Billiton
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Project Overview :

Olympic Dam Airport is an airport that serves the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.

Jacobs engaged JJR to undertake an aeronautical assessment to confirm the airport upgrade required for a Code 3C compliance, allowing up to 100-seater aircraft to operate at the Olympic Dam Airport (ODA).

JJR Involvement :

The scope of work required for JJR to prepare the aeronautical risk assessment included:

  • Confirm the runway extension length and survey take-off & approach movements for the Olympic Dam Airport (ODA);
  • Outline the impacts of the HV powerline on the airfield upgrade;
  • Determine the minimum distance that infrastructure needs to be relocated to enable compliant operation up to 100-seater aircraft; and
  • Investigate whether the ODA can accommodate the Airbus A320 under payload restrictions.
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