Burns & McDonnell and Alliance win Williston Basin Airport contract

1 October 2018 (Last Updated October 1st, 2018 11:52)

The City of Williston has appointed Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting to design and bid important elements of the new Williston Basin International Airport in the US.

Burns & McDonnell and Alliance win Williston Basin Airport contract
Airport. Credit: jacky czj.

The City of Williston has appointed Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting to design and bid important elements of the new Williston Basin International Airport in the US.

Williston Basin Airport is currently under construction and is being built to replace Sloulin Field International Airport.

The team is working on a number of projects, including runway, perimeter fence, electrical vault, apron, access road, rental car facility and runway visual aid support structures design.

Williston Basin International Airport director Anthony Dudas said: “We’re making significant progress on the Williston Basin International Airport and we’ve selected strong partners to help us stay on schedule and under budget.

“We’re making significant progress on the Williston Basin International Airport and we’ve selected strong partners to help us stay on schedule.”

“Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting have a proven track record of delivering high-quality, innovative solutions. We’re looking forward to working with them to complete foundational aspects of our airport.”

Pursuant to the terms of the contracts, Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting are offering design, bid and construction services for a 4,500ft-long crosswind runway, including airfield lighting and paved markings.

They are also providing services for a 450,000ft² aviation parking apron, five miles of perimeter and access roads, six miles of ten-foot-tall wildlife perimeter fencing and the airfield electrical vault to power airfield lighting.

Additionally, the team is working on a staff parking area and a four-bay quick-turnaround rental car facility.

Construction of the project is scheduled to conclude by next year.

Burns & McDonnell has offered services for more than 350 airports across the globe, which include Kansas City International Airport, Duluth International Airport, Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport and O’Hare International Airport.