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Afghanistan,United States : MKAA RUNWAY Construction Program s Design Project secured by Baker.

Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) has hire Michael Baker, Jr., a division of Michael Baker, for design services at the Runway Construction Program at McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville.

Engineering, design, and construction services would be offered to customers globally by Baker. The contract worth $2.3 million will extend approx. from two to four years. Various jobs with respect to constructing Runway 5L-23R is included in this program.

Bidding, design, and program management services and a probability of additional construction services in future ventures are Baker s main job.

Operations manager at the organization s Knoxville office Baker s Jeff Pike, P.E was pleased to obtain the project as the program that will extend over many years will require in-depth project planning in order to match the construction activities with the available financing from year to year. The Project will require close association with different interested parties such as airlines, military (TN Air National Guard), maintenance operations, air cargo tenants, and FAA staff both regionally and at the Airport District Office (ADO).

Maintaining the airfield functioning when Runway 5L-23R is closed for rebuilding by MKAA would be empowered by Baker and his team s operations.

Setting up a temporary instrument landing system (ILS) for the parallel Runway 5L-23R, large-scale ground surface activities to improve drainage and creating a new slideslope area, runway system enhancements which would include putting in new pavements while getting rid of old dysfunctional ones are Primary segments of the venture.

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