Turners Falls Municipal Airport: Taxiway A Reconstruction

Turners Falls Municipal Airport: Taxiway A Reconstruction


Gale provided airport planning, design, permitting, bid,  and construction phase services for the shift and reconstruction of Taxiway A.



  • Runway to Parallel Taxiway separation non-standard
  • Adjacent to significant Native American archaeological site
  • Rare species habitat impacts
  • Alignment of stub taxiway/taxilanes and Main Apron non-standard with FAA geometric design standards


Gale’s Services

  • Design, permitting, bid, and construction phase services for:
    • Shifting and reconstructing Parallel Taxiway ‘A’
    • Reconstruction of stub Taxiway B and Taxilanes ‘A2’ and ‘A3’
    • Reconstructing portions of the Main Apron to meet geometric standards


Projects Included

  • New concrete encased electrical ducts
  • Electrical guidance signs
  • Stormwater management system
  • Pavement markings
  • Obstruction removal (trees), site grading, excavation
  • Section 106 coordination with Native American Tribes
  • Archaeological site mitigation permitting
  • Rare species analysis, mitigation planning, permitting
  • Project completed on-time and within budget