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Department of Defence


$13 million


Woomera, South Australia

Contract Period:

January 2001 – February 2003

Woomera Airbase, Runway and Infrastructure Stages 1 and 2

York Civil was engaged by the Department of Defence to upgrade the Woomera Township, Technical Area and Range E.

For Stage 1 the main component was the reconstruction and upgrading of the existing taxiways and aprons at the Woomera Airfield. Works included the preparation of the subgrade, sub-base construction, base course construction and the laying of a 50mm asphalt wearing course.

The main component of Stage 2 involved repair works to Runway 18/36 and construction of Taxiway C. Works included cold planning the existing surface, placement of asphalt, and pavement construction.