Arviat Airside Surface Rehabilitation

Arviat is located on the western shores of Hudson Bay in Nunavut, approximately 200 km north of Churchill, MB.

Project Scope

Commenced: 2009
Completed: 2010
Client: Government of Nunavut

Nuna M&T Services Ltd. and Northern Networks Ltd. of Arviat formed a venture to carry out the Arviat airside surface rehabilitation and lighting upgrade project. Work comprised crushing and stockpiling 30,000 m3 of 16 mm aggregate spec material; re-grade and placement of new material on the airstrip; upgrading drainage systems; and installation of a new lighting system. The work required significant coordination with air traffic control to ensure minimal impact on flight services.