13/31 Construction To Begin

13/31 Construction To Begin

From: “Christopher Rozansky” <CRozansky@flyvnc.com>
Date: Oct 20, 2015 9:07 AM
Subject: Construction on Runway 13-31

Construction to shift Runway 13-31 by 639-ft southeast, further away from a residential neighborhood, is set to begin on October 28th.  Once complete, 5,000-ft will be available for takeoff and landing through the use of declared distances.  Please see the attached phasing plan, which is also summarized below:


–          10/28 – 11/3/15 – Runway 5-23 and Taxiway D closed.  Back taxi will be required to Runway 31

–          11/4/15 – 3/11/16 – Runway 13-31 and Taxiway D closed.  All aircraft will be required to use Runway 5-23

–          Both runways will be closed at some point during construction for two nights only from 9 PM – 7 AM


Other improvements associated with this project include:


–          Seal coat and new markings for Runway 13-31

–          Reconstruction of Taxiway D

–          Realignment of connector Taxiway B

–          LED lighting on Runway 13-31 and Taxiway D

–          LED REIL’s at both ends of Runway 13-31 (Remove ODALS)

–          4-box LED PAPI’s on both runways

–          Airfield lighting generator replacement

–          Completion of wildlife fence adjacent to the golf course

–          Removal of trees identified as obstructions to both runway ends

–          Landscaped berm at the corner of Beach Rd and Harbor Dr

–          RNAV GPS approach procedures to both runway ends


We will continue to updater you via email.  However, please monitor active NOTAMS and the AWOS for the most current information.  Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about the project.  As always, thank you for your patience during construction.




Chris Rozansky, CM

Airport Director

150 Airport Ave E.

Venice, FL 34285

(941) 486 – 2711




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Phasing Exhibit - Rwy 13-31 RPZ

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