IOM Airport: RESA/Runway Extension Project
In January 2009, a major runway extension and resurfacing project was completed at the IoM airport.
The main runway was extended by 245m out into the Irish Sea by constructing a reclaimed rock-armoured strip of land.
Isle of Man Airport runway extension -August 2010
Runway built directly on top of existing rocky platform -August 2010
Ridges in the rock create surface complexity -August 2010
View of surrounding rocky habitat from the top of the structure -August 2010
Barnacles colonizing the runway after 6 months -August 2010