The teams of Menard are currently involved in five months of on-site work to extend the runway at Sihanoukville airport. Already extended twice in recent years (by 900 m and 300 m), the runway will soon be 3.36 km long as a result of this new 860 m extension. It will then be capable of handling larger aircraft and further increases in daily passenger traffic.
The technical solution adopted to improve ground made up of soft, water-saturated clays between 5 and 15 metres depth, requires the installation of 200,000 linear metres of Controlled Modulus Columns (CMC) and 850,000 linear metres of vertical drains.
The ultimate handover of the project is scheduled for 2022.