St Helena Airport

In November 2011 Basil Read was awarded a Design, Build and Operate (DBO) contract for the St. Helena Airport by the St. Helena Government. The project aims to provide air services to St. Helena Island to grow the economy through increased tourism. The airport scope includes:

  • A 1950m concrete runway
  • A 3500m2 Terminal Building and supporting infrastructure
  • Air Traffic Control and Safety
  • Bulk Fuel Installation (BFI) and Airport Fuel Facility (AFF)
  • A 14km Access Road

LVS was appointed as Turn-Key EC&I contractors for both the BFI and the AFF. The scope of work included the design, supply and installation of the following equipment:

  • Motor Control Centres (MCC)
  • Control System, Emergency Shut Down System and Fire System
  • Containerised Sub-Stations
  • Instrumentation
  • Earthing and Lightning Protection
  • Lighting and Small Power
  • Bay Control Systems
  • Automatic Tank Gauging Systems (ATG)