The Isle of Man is a small island of only 588km² in the middle of the sea between Scotland and Ireland. There is a small airport called Ronaldsway, where Balfour Beatty Regional Civil Engineering, a UK and Ireland-based regional civil engineering business, recently completed a series of works. This included creating a promontory 200m long into the Irsh Sea to extend the runway end safety area to comply with latest international safety standards.
Despite its small dimensions, Republic of Tatarstan is one of the most economically developed regions of Russia, and probably the one growing faster today. Some of the Russian biggest petrochemical, chemical, machine building, aviation and helicopter industries are based within Tatarstan borders. Unsurprisingly Tatarstan’s capital airport is becoming nowadays one of the most important ones in whole Russia.
It is well known that Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport is the largest airport in France and one of the busiest in Europe. With more than 58 million passengers in 2010 it has benefited from huge investments in the last ten years, including new terminals, improvements to transport and a better connection network to deal with increasing numbers of passengers and traffic volumes.