Taxiway and Runway 9L-27R Replacement

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) serves as a primary transfer point in the national air transportation system, with more than 107 million passengers and over 898,000 aircraft operations, making it the world’s busiest passenger airport. Each day, ATL handles approximately 6.6 percent of the nation’s travelers, leading many aviation experts to consider it the most important node in the United States and one of the most important globally.

Michael Baker International, a principal firm of the Aviation Infrastructure Solutions Joint Venture (AIS), has designed a majority of the important airfield projects at Hartsfield-Jackson, including Runway 9L-27R, the airport’s longest runway, and its associated taxiways.

The Taxiway and Runway 9L-27R Pavement Replacement Project was comprised of multiple elements, including replacing pavement in the Center Airfield Complex and portions of runway 9L-27R and adjacent taxiways, adjusting airfield lighting and signage, relocating drainage structures and drainage lines, constructing an embankment for future expansion, and adjusting airfield striping and navigational aid (NAVAID) structures. The project incorporated several sustainable methods and elements, including recycled materials, LED lighting and protecting the groundwater, to earn an Envision Silver award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. 

Michael Baker has been a trusted designer at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for more than 15 years. Michael Baker has been instrumental in the success of over 40 airfield projects, which include numerous high profile projects. We provided engineering services for the $1.5B Maynard-Holbrook Jackson International Terminal, Runway 8R End Around Taxiway, and Runways 8R-26L, 8L-26R and 9L-27R pavement replacement projects. ATL knows that Michael Baker will deliver quality projects on time and budget every time.

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"Michael Baker is proud to serve the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation as the engineering design firm of choice to modernize Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport through successful execution of numerous improvement projects, including the Runway 9L-27R Rehabilitation project."

Department Manager – Aviation

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