Punta Gorda Airport Taxiway A

Project Highlights:

  • 4900 tons P-401 asphalt
  • Continuous air traffic at airport
  • Quality in Construction Award, National Asphalt Pavement Association
  • Special Project Award, Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida

What We Did

This project for the Charlotte County Airport Authority required the removal and replacement of Taxiway A. During the course of this six-month project, Ajax Paving laid a new, longer taxiway that exceeded requirements for pavement placement, density, and lab testing. Equally important, all tie-in construction was performed at night to ensure continued air service on the facility’s other runways.

The Punta Gorda Airport project won a Quality in Construction Award from the National Asphalt Pavement Association and the Special Project Award from the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida.

Ajax Is Ready to Pave Airports.

Tight timeframes. Specialized design. Demanding safety requirements. Repaving and reconstructing airport runways is one of the most challenging types of construction. Ajax Paving is one of the few contractors in the U.S. with the expertise and experience to handle these technically-sophisticated jobs.

Over the last 36 years, Ajax has placed more asphalt and concrete on airports than any other paving company on Florida's Gulf Coast. Our expert crews, a fleet of advanced equipment, and precise asphalt and concrete mix technology enable us to meet unique complexities, specifications, and qualifications required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

On Florida's Gulf Coast, Ajax Paving has successfully completed projects at the following airports: MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa International, St. Pete Clearwater Airport, Bartow, Albert Whitted Airport, Peter O. Knight, Lakeland Linder, Sarasota Bradenton, Venice Municipal, Punta Gorda Airport, Labelle, Page Field, Southwest Florida International, Naples Airport and other local airfields.

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