Comparison of US (FAA) and French (DGAC) airport pavement HMA

Hot mix asphalt (HMA) design for commercial airports in the USA is performed in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration Advisory Circular 150/5370-10E, 'Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports,' Item P-401 - Plant Mix Bituminous Pavements (2009). HMA for airports in France is designed in accordance with 'Bituminous mixtures and surface dressings for airport pavements - Guide to the application of standards' developed by French Civil Aviation Center (STAC). This paper presents test results from the laboratory characterisation of HMA used in USA and French airport pavements.


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  • Accession Number: 01485247
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 2013 4:40PM