ADP Ingénierie conducts a preliminary study on Rangiroa and Nuku Hiva airports in French Polynesia

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The government of French Polynesia is studying the possibility of transforming Rangiroa and Nuku-Hiva airports into international airports. ADP Ingénierie was entrusted with a preliminary study by the Minister of Housing in charge of inter-island transport and airport infrastructure.
 

The government of the French Polynesia community will receive the management of the three airports of Bora-Bora, Raiatea and Rangiroa on April 1st, 2020. Jean-Christophe Bouissou, Minister of Housing in charge of inter-island transport and airport infrastructure, piloted the launch a study on the Rangiroa airport this Monday to make it evolve into an international alternate airport for Polynesia. Nuku-Hiva airport is also concerned, the aim bis to make it a regional international airport.

At the end of November 2017, ADP Ingénierie (ADPI) had already been entrusted with a study mission related to the capacity of the Rangiroa airfield runway to accommodate large aircraft with the aim of becoming an alternate infrastructure.

For this new contract, Jean-Christophe Bouissou received Thomas Cormier, ADP Ingénierie consulting engineer for the strategic planning department of BU Europe, accompanied by Yannick Chung Sao, from INFRA + -  local partner for this study and Georges Puchon, Director of Polynesian Civil Aviation, to launch this preliminary study on Rangiroa and Nuku Hiva airports.

At the moment, the alternate airport for Tahiti is the one of Rarotonga Cook Islands, less than three hours flight from Fenua. Polynesia, however, wishes to benefit from its own alternate airport in the future. This preliminary study will last two and a half months and will focus on three phases: the technical and physical feasibility study, operational, and the projected costs of investment and operation of these two airports in their international platform configuration.

ADP Ingénierie conducts a preliminary study on Rangiroa and Nuku Hiva airports in French Polynesia

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