blast pad

blast pad

blast pad
A specially prepared surface placed adjacent to the ends of the runways to eliminate the erosive effect on pavement surfaces by high jet engine efflux forces produced by the airplanes at the beginning of their takeoff rolls.
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This monster feature towers over the park, giving a choice between climbing down, propelling onto the Blast pad or sliding into the water below.
By the way, the displaced threshold should not be confused with a demarcation bar, which is a thin (3-foot-wide) yellow stripe marking "a blast pad, stopway or taxiway that precedes the runway.
Tenders are invited for Balance Work of Blast Pad, RESA, Basic Strip of Runway, and Perimeter Road at Kishangarh Airport in connection with Development of Airport at Ajmer (Kishangarh) in Rajasthan.
The proposed work includes the following: Reconstruct Portion of Runway 13-31 (Phase 1), including Portions of Taxiway D, Runway 13-31/Runway 3-21 intersection, Taxiway C5 and Runway 31 Blast Pad.
Reconstruct south 3,420 LF of runway plus south blast pad.
Re-grading a berm located at the northeast side of the blast pad on the north end of the runway
The project requires to rehabilitate at least 7,000 feel of runway, including blast pads, shoulders, connecting taxiways and related work.
Extra headphones, called Blast Pads are also available.
The grant will moreover be utilized to design the taxiways and blast pads on the eastern side of the airport.
The grant moreover offers funding to design taxiways and blast pads on the east side of the airport.