Williston, North Dakota selects Burns & McDonnell, Alliance Consulting Land Projects to design elements of new airport

The City of Williston, North Dakota has announced it has selected Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting to design and bid key elements of the new Williston Basin International Airport, the company said.

The team is working on a series of projects, including runway, apron, access road, perimeter fence, electrical vault, rental car facility and runway visual aid support structures design.

Burns & McDonnell and Alliance Consulting are providing design, bid and construction services for a 4,500-foot-long crosswind runway including airfield lighting and paved markings, a 450,000-square-foot aviation parking apron, 5 miles of perimeter and access roads, 6 miles of 10-foot-tall wildlife perimeter fencing, and the airfield electrical vault to power airfield lighting. The team is also working on an employee parking area and a four-bay quick-turnaround rental car facility. Construction is expected to be complete by 2019.

Burns & McDonnell is among the top five largest aviation consultants in the United States and has provided services for more than 350 airports around the world, including several in the Midwest.

Alliance Consulting is an alliance of not only engineers, planners, and technicians, but also writers, artists, and public relations specialists that are drawn from variety of professional backgrounds to give a global approach to projects.