Newcastle Airport Expansion


Newcastle Airport Expansion
1 Williamtown Dr, Williamtown, NSW, 2318


Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd

Construction Budget


Project Details

The development comprised:

  • Alterations and additions to the existing airport including new amenities, airport departures and commercial tenancies
  • Additions including airport arrivals, baggage and international services

Challenge Faced / Engineering Problem Solved:

  • Speed of construction critical to enable airport operations to be maintained with limited disruption
  • High wind and noise environment requiring consultant workshops to facilitate adequate construction solutions
  • Complete structure was designed to allow for future expansion including increased loads on foundations and suspended floors
  • Client required ground floor solution to enable full access to services. Ultrafloor ground floor system incorporated

Engineering Design Services / Reviews

  • Earthquake and wind modelling, analysis and design
  • Footing design supported on existing airport tarmac
  • Suspended Ground Floor using Ultrafloor infill slabs
  • Suspended concrete upper level slab and beam design using post tension systems
  • Precast walls and concrete column analysis and engineering design
  • Structural steel roof rafters, purlins and awning framing analysis and engineering design

Safe Strong Stable Solution

Construction systems used included:

  • Building supported by pad footings directly over existing tarmac
  • Suspended Ultrafloor Ground Floor slab
  • Precast concrete perimeter walls
  • Post-tension suspended concrete roof/future first floor
  • Structural steel framed roof and awnings

Project Type

Existing Building Demolition
Alterations and Additions
New Building Construction

Engineering Type

Inspection & Report
Construction Phase Services

Project Stages

  • Site Investigation and Assessment of founding conditions
  • Structural Engineering Design and Documentation
  • Design Workshops and Project Meetings
  • Design Coordination with all Consultants, Client and Principal Contractor
  • Safety in Design / Environmental Considerations
  • Environmental Materials / Considerations
  • Construction Phase Services – Site Inspections, RFIs, Shop Drawing Reviews

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