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Mühlenberger Loch Land Reclamation

General Information

Beginning of works: 2001
Completion: 2003
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , ,
Along:
  • Elbe River
Part of:
Supports: Airbus A380 Equipment Hall (2004)
Airbus A380 Manufacturing Hall (2003)
Coordinates: 53° 32' 26.75" N    9° 49' 34.77" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total floor area 140 ha
embankment total length 2.4 km

Materials

piles geotextile encased sand columns (GEC)

Notes

60,000 geotextile encase sand columns were used to create the foundations for the 2.4 km perimeter dam to reclaim the necessary land from the Elbe river on which the Airbus A 380 production facilities were built afterwards.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20066646
  • Date created
    05/12/2014
  • Last Update
    05/12/2014