parking apron

parking apron

[′pärk·iŋ ‚ā·prən]
(civil engineering)
A hard-surfaced area used for parking aircraft.
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Presolicitation:repair aircraft parking apron & shoulders
The plane "remained closed at the parking apron, under the guard of security units".
Externally, there is a private, gated driveway to the front of the property, which leads to a tarmacadam parking apron, garage and carport, providing ample secure off-road parking for a number of vehicles.
The proposal would include a 130,000sq ft (11,148[m.sup.2]) maintenance hangar, aircraft parking apron and office space.
Additionally, the project will see the construction of several exit and connecting taxiways, a parking apron in Terminal 3, new roads to connect the terminal with the airport road and a drainage system.
The grants include a $12.6 million award to Charlotte Douglas International Airport for an expanded aircraft parking apron.
The main features of the airport infrastructure includes two runways, each 3.5 km long and a 28 aircraft parking apron. However, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that the two runways should not be used simultaneously as the distance between them is narrow and may lead to accidents.
FedEx Express has agreed to a new 30-year lease at Ontario International Airport in California and plans to invest $100 million in upgrades including aircraft parking apron areas, a sorting facility, fencing and maintenance buildings.
Stratojets filled the parking apron and formed long maintenance lines in Bldg.
"The Apache helicopter battalion will be stationed at Camp Humphreys [in Pyeongtaek, about 44 miles south of Seoul], and part of the unit will be temporarily deployed to Suwon Air Base until the new aircraft parking apron is complete at CP Humphreys," U.S.
Known for its work on the 240km Abu Dhabi-to-Ruwais highway in UAE, National Gulf Constructions recently completed yet another big project - this time the fast-tracked the construction of a runway, aircraft parking apron and taxiways for an air training college in Al Ain.
The airport will have 20 boarding bridges, a parking apron, and corridors to accommodate 26 planes simultaneously, along with parking facility for 2,800 vehicles, according to WAM.