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FW: Rubber Build-up on Airport Runways



Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Kim Mihalik
Environmental Engineer
SAIC MS R-4-3
11251 Roger Bacon Dr.
Reston VA 20190-5232
ph: 703/318-4594
fax: 703/736-0826


> -----Original Message-----
> 
> > > > Subject: FW: Rubber Build-up on Airport Runways
> > > > 
>  >  > A member of our team was recently by someone from an International
> >  >  > Airport about rubber build-up on the airport's runways.
> Apparently, 
> >  >  the amount of rubber left on the runways by repeated landings and 
> >  >  takeoffs is considerable, and all large airports routinely have the 
> >  >  rubber build-up removed.  The airport has been landfilling this 
> >  >  material in the past, and they are interested in exploring options
>  > >  for diverting it.
> > >  > 
> > >  > No amount of web-searching has been able to turn up anything on
> this
> > >  > topic.  Can you point me towards any information that the airport 
> > > folks might find useful?
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks!