ACEC

2016 Grand Award - Dibble Engineering

Dibble Engineering
City of Chandler - Chandler Municipal Airport
CHD Runway Safety Area Drainage Improvements

Sharing airspace at the end of a busy runway with waterfowl can create a very dangerous situation. The project design solution included the connection of the airport retention basin to an adjacent regional basin which now work together to satisfy the drainage requirements of both systems simultaneously. The resulting system greatly simplifies operations at CHD and the risk of bird strikes is significantly diminished by now draining the basins within 36 hours.

“Thank You” Dibble Engineering for resolving this danger at CHD which is one of the nation's 50 busiest general aviation airports.