Nashua Airport: Runway Feasibility Study

Nashua Airport Runway Feasibility StudyChallenges

  • Runway pavement 27 years old in poor condition
  • Runway classification inappropriate
  • Substandard runway Length, separation, and safety areas
  • Obstructed airspace
  • Constraints: Rare Species/wetlands/property ownership
  • Funding constraints



Nashua Airport Runway Feasibility StudyGale’s Solution

  • Reclassified airport from BII to DII (Gulfstream IV)
  • Recommended eliminating secondary runway proposal
  • Relocated runway 300 North/Extended runway by 500 ft.
  • Installed new obstruction lights, ILS Glide Path, MIRLS, PAPIs, and relocated Localizer
  • Existing runway to remain operational during construction
  • Relocate stub taxiways
  • Provide standard Runway Safety Areas (500’x1,000’)
  • Utilize declared distances to maximize takeoff characteristics
  • Prepare Obstruction Analysis and obtain easements to remove airspace obstructions from residential, commercial, and institutional properties