Peab and Saab have received a contract to move and broaden the existing runway at Saab Airport in Linköping, Sweden.

The value of the contract is Skr190m ($19.86m).

Once the runway is moved, it is expected to decrease the noise level in the city and offer the city room for growth.

The work will include moving the existing runway at Saab Airport 600m east from the city.

In addition, it will be adjusted to comply with regulations regarding take-off and landings of larger aircraft.

Peab production manager Lars Lind said: “We are proud to be part of the development of the airport together with Saab.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

We are a local community builder and one of the reasons we won the contract is that we have the requisite resources for the project within Peab. This is what we call locally produced community building.”

Saab group property manager Torbjörn Nibelius added: “We look forward to working together with Peab as a partner. Peab has previously done a major job on the runway and it turned out well.

“Working on the project while Saab’s flight testing operations are in full swing requires taking special consideration.”

Construction work commenced last month and is expected to be finished by late 2022.

Last year, Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) selected Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) to supply remote tower systems.