Airside Facilities
Airside Design Expertise
Intelligent planning and complete, constructible designs are vital to a smooth bidding and construction process that saves airports time and money.

Garver offers multi-disciplined services, including planning and scoping future projects. We develop innovative, sustainable, and cost-conscious solutions to enhance airfield infrastructure.

We deliver those solutions with friendly, service-oriented staff who are passionate about what they do.

Regardless of whether we asked for certain design milestones early or requested changes to the airfield layout during the bidding process, you met the challenges and always delivered on time.

Bryan Barton, PE
Manager of Construction
Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority


    Large jets overloaded the runway and parallel taxiway, which were rated in the 12,500-pound weight classification. Grass and weeds spread through large cracks in the asphalt pavement. Drainage problems weakened the subgrade. Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport in east Texas desperately needed to improve...


    When a primary runway at Nashville International Airport in Tennessee required full-depth reconstruction, Garver pursued a progressive concrete-recycling method to reuse the pavement and save the client millions of dollars. Traditional runway reconstruction normally involves breaking and removing...


    The Tulsa Metropolitan area encompasses an estimated 1 million people who trust Tulsa International Airport for their travel needs. The busy airport relies heavily on its three runways and couldn't afford to shut down its only two air carrier runways for the time it would take to make needed repairs....


    A runway extension is providing Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport with greater freedom to separate its general aviation flights from air carrier operations. Arkansas' largest airport extended Runway 18/36 another 1,100 feet to better accommodate larger corporate jets on its general aviation...


    Three projects at Nashville International Airport in Tennessee are changing the way pilots, air traffic control and the aviation industry view the airfield. Garver's recent projects improved landside and airside lines of sight, reconfigured how taxiways interact and installed airside synthetic turf. Broad...


    Garver has a role in designing and managing projects that change how the private sector of the U.S. economy is able to do business on both the national and world stage. That's nowhere better illustrated than the upgrading of Huntsville International Airport, moving this facility into a category of select...


    As one of the busiest single-runway general aviation airports in the nation, Addison Airport in Texas couldn't simply shut down its runway to reconstruct and overlay the aging asphalt. The airport's bustling status necessitated an aggressive approach to extend the pavement's life while keeping the...


    A group of principal taxiways at Nashville International Airport recently discovered the aviatic Fountain of Youth and have unveiled their rejuvenated pavement. Garver designed the reconstruction of four taxiways in 2005 which are crucial to the airport's busy, growing enterprise—Fiscal Year...


  • Runways
  • Taxiways
  • Aprons
  • Intersections
  • EMAS
  • Pavement Analysis
  • Runway Safety Areas
  • Drainage
  • Automated Weather Stations
  • Utilities
  • Access Control
  • GIS Mapping
  • Airfield Lighting and Signage
  • Lighting Control Systems
  • Navigational Aids (NAVAIDs)
  • Electrical Studies and Analysis
  • Airport Lighting Control and Monitoring Systems (ALCMS)
  • Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (SMGCS)
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Wildlife Hazard Assesments
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Cultural Resource Survey
  • Public Involvement
  • Agency Coordination


  • Planning
  • Environmental and Wildlife Studies
  • Field and Obstruction Surveys
  • Design
  • Pavement Analysis
  • Airspacing
  • Funding Administration
  • Grant Administration
  • Bidding and Contract Administration
  • Operations and Tenant Coordination
  • Construction Sequencing
  • Construction Observation

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