ISU receives grant for ice-free airport pavement research

10/9/2013 | Iowa State Daily (Iowa State University)

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted two-year funding to a team of researchers at Iowa State University to develop snow- and ice-free pavement for airports, and complete a cost-analysis study on de-icing products and snow-removal. The team will focus on commercial and general aviation airports in areas of heavy snowfall. "The basic problem we are trying to solve is the idea of heating pavements so [airports] don't have to spend so much on snow blowing," said Peter Taylor, associate director for the Institute of Transportation at Iowa State.

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