Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai
and is the main part of Dubai World Central.
Built south of the city, Al Maktoum International Airport covers an area of 55,000 acres (220 km2) and is the main part of Dubai World Central (DWC), a planned residential, commercial and logistics complex scheme.
The airport opened on June 27, 2010 for cargo operations followed by passenger flights in October 2013. Currently, only a handful of airlines operate out of Al Maktoum International Airport in terms of passenger services. However, upon completion of DWC, Al Maktoum International Airport will become the world’s largest airport with five runways and a capacity of 160 million passengers and 12 million tonnes of cargo per annum.
The client required a high performance and hydrocarbon resistant joint sealant on the aprons and associated taxiways in between the expansion joints. Fosroc specified Colpor 200 product to be the best suited solution for the client as it is durable in harsh Middle East conditions and long service life which significantly reduces maintenance costs.
Fosroc not only provided the client with a solution, but combined it with technical onsite support and training saving money and time for the client.