Technology and engineering of the new airport of Mexico City

technology and engineering of the new airport of Mexico City

After many chapters in the history of new City Airport Mexico, finally began construction . And it has been awarded the tender for leveling and clearing the land where the airport is built, as can be read Forbes.

This first stage will be completed in 2018, date on which takes place the first flight is expected. After this stage they have referred two, and project completion is estimated for 2020.

The conclusion of the New Mexico City International Airport is estimated for 2020

estimated cost of 13,000 million dollars , the project led by Norman Foster and Fernando Romero is located in enclosed grounds at present, and saturated Juarez International Airport , located east of the great Mexican city.

As in these cases, both the budget and the issue of procurement and project completion are variable and often controversial. However, a little out of it, the New Mexico City International Airport (NAICM) is shown the technology and architecture of the future that seeks to supply a demand and capacity flights, as estimated, to 2030 the number of passengers will double . At the end of its construction will have three parallel tracks of simultaneous operation.


Managers the project have stated that the new airport will be sustainable and a culture of use of natural light and water , the latter with the construction of a water treatment plant which will use the rainwater for consumption Internal of the nearly 50 million travelers are expected to use the terminal annually, among other processes.

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The challenges of the project starts from the characteristics soil of Mexico City, as we know, is based in Lake Texcoco and, therefore, contains a lot of water, which complicates things for the construction of such magnitude as the airport. Not content with this, Mexican territory is right in the meeting of three tectonic plates and earthquakes are more common at the site where the NAICM is built, as well as being near the Popocatepetl volcano. A summary of the project and its creators prints is set forth in the following video.


As we can see, the New Mexico City International Airport is an impressive work and of great importance for the country. It is estimated that also generate 600,000 new jobs ; Also, the mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, said that for every million passengers, can be generated thousand direct jobs and 5,000 indirect jobs. In addition, during its construction it will employ 160,000 people and the hiring of SMEs will be encouraged.


Technology and engineering of the new airport of Mexico City
Source: english  
December 16, 2015

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