Serpentine Inlet Drain Bird Netting

Utilities, Water

Project Highlights

  • Completed works in accordance with BAC airside security requirements.
  • Coordinated all works with BAC Airside Operations ensuring there was no impact on airside services including operations on adjoining runway.
  • Successfully delivered and installed a custom “first of it’s kind” netting product to strict design requirements and long life span.
  • Successfully worked in and around the Serpentine Inlet Drain with no environmental impact to water quality.
  • Project was of high importance to Brisbane Airport in reducing bird numbers and maintaining aircraft safety.


Brisbane Airport (Airside), QLD


Brisbane Airport Corporation


Jul 2014 to Sep 2014

Client References   

Alex Heather

Project Overview

  • Construction of 64 No. concrete pad footings including, excavation, reinforcement and concrete placement.
  • Fabrication and installation of steel support frames including chemical anchoring to the above pad footings.
  • Installation and tensioning of stainless steel cables to support the netting.
  • Manufacturing and installation of approximately 5,800m2 of one-of-a-kind netting product to strict design specification.
  • All works conducted in close proximity to fully operational runway.
  • Weekly water quality testing as part of monthly environmental report.

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