With extensive experience in airport construction, Nace Civil Engineering is confidant in delivering complex works associated with both civil and military projects.


Nace Civil Engineering specialises in airport civil infrastructure works and the provision of all flexible and ridged airport pavements including all associated structures such as blast walls, flame traps and pollution control systems. Having worked in the airport sector for more than 35 years, Nace Civil Engineering understands the complexities and procedures of both civil and military airfields and conducts all projects in compliance with all security requirements.


Nace Civil Engineering was responsible for upgrading and expanded the runways at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport in preparation for the A380 super jet. Throughout the project, construction was undertaken in operational conditions with work taking place 24/7 so as not to compromise airport operations. This involved piling and title works and pre-casting blast walls on site; possible because of Nace Civil Engineering’s in-house, end-to-end capabilities.


Nace Civil Engineering is a trusted partner and industry leader with the unique in-house capacity to deliver state-of-the-art projects; underscored by attention to detail, and driven by safety.


Airports projects:




Aircraft Pavement - A380 Airfield Works, Sydney Airport



Abigroup Contractors Pty Ltd / SACL


Description of Work:

Pavement construction for the new Airbus A380 aircraft. Works carried out mainly during curfew hours and comprised of approximately 230,000m2 of new pavement construction.


The project included:

• stabilised roadbase;
• asphalt wearing course and correction courses;
• high strength concrete pavement;
• high strength block paving.


The scope of works also included earthworks, general environmental control management, pavement demolition works, re-location and adjustment of existing services, line-marking, verge works and turfing.



Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport


Client Organisation:

Abigroup Contractors Pty Ltd / SACL


Consultant / Supervising Authorities:

Abigroup Contractors Pty Ltd / SKM


Contract Value:

$35 million


Construction Period:

January 2005 - April 2006


Contract Type:

SACL contract (AS2124)


Client Details:

Abigroup Contractors Pty Ltd. Robert Ioffrida (Construction Manager) - Ph: (02) 9499 0999

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