April 4th 2011, Calgary Airport Authority had eyes set on meeting the demand various air traffic obstacles they were facing to meet the growth the city was experiencing. Calgary envisioned the ability to accommodate large Boeing 777 planes and Airbus A 380's. Engineering such runways because of high elevations with low air density Calgary built 14,000 ft long, 200 ft wide concrete runway, with parallel taxiway.
Hi-Lite was the winning bidder when it came installing the airfield markings according to the strict Trans Canada specifications. The job required multiple visits, long hours, and an expert field crew that could accomplish the job under a strict deadline of June 28, 2014. Painting and Preparing 14,000ft runway required thousands of gallons of paint and beads, all made quick work with use of Hi-Lite's specialized equipment. Hi-Lite being one of the many subcontractors coordination was vital to ensure safety and keep the project free of defects.
Aviation Specifications are consistently changing to make the airfield safer and more effective for pilots land and get passengers to the gate. Hi-Lite has expert project managers who are familiar with specs from ICAO, FAA, and Trans Canada providing expertise on ensuring airport compliance.
Hi-Lite ability to adjust the various weather constraints, coordination with other subcontractors, and meeting the needs of the airport all resulted into a successful project and happy customer. Hi-Lite has built an excellent relationship with Calgary Airport and is excited for upcoming jobs.