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Madeira Airport Runway Bridge

Runway at Madeira Airport.

General Information

Structural Type: Girder bridge
Function / usage: Runway bridge
Built: 1996 - 2000
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Europe

Technical Information


width 180 m
total length 1 020 m
height above valley floor or water 57 m
piers diameter 3 m
piles depth 60 m


prestressing steel 9 000 t


The design loading is for a design aircraft based on a Boeing 747-400 with a static loading of 4 000 kN, rolling load of 8 000 kN and accidental loading of 12 000 kN

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0013145
Created: 30/08/2004
Last Updated: 29/07/2014