STORY OF A BERM TYPE REVETMENTORDU GIRESUN AIRPORTTHE FIRST SEA FILL AIRPORT OF TURKEY

  • mustafa esen Yuksel Project, Middle East Technical University
  • IÅŸıkhan Guler Yuksel Proje Uluslararası A.Ş., Birlik Mah. 450. Cad No: 23 Çankaya, Ankara, 06610, Turkey
  • Hulya Cihan Yuksel Proje Uluslararası A.Ş., Birlik Mah. 450. Cad No: 23 Çankaya, Ankara, 06610, Turkey
  • Erdinç Söğut Yuksel Proje Uluslararası A.Ş., Birlik Mah. 450. Cad No: 23 Çankaya, Ankara, 06610, Turkey
Keywords: berm type breakwater, sea fill, wave overtopping

Abstract

Ordu Giresun Airport is the first airport of Turkey that is completely built on a sea fill area situated at the Black sea coast of Turkey and at equal distances to Ordu and Giresun cities. The reclamation covers 1.6 million m2 area that is surrounded with a total of 8.6 km revetment. The longest part of the revetment which is in parallel with the shoreline and at the offshore side of the reclamation area, is planned as a berm type revetment. In this sense, the preliminary cross section provided at the tender stage is checked, modifications are performed considering several criteria such as economics, performance, availability of rocks, etc. In addition to the design stages, several cross sections together with the suggested modifications are checked with laboratory tests. This paper covers the design stages where this criteria is taken into account, laboratory tests and the performance of the cross section during construction stages.

Author Biography

mustafa esen, Yuksel Project, Middle East Technical University
Ocean Engineering Research Center, Middle East Technical University

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Published
2017-06-23
How to Cite
esen, mustafa, Guler, I., Cihan, H., & Söğut, E. (2017). STORY OF A BERM TYPE REVETMENTORDU GIRESUN AIRPORTTHE FIRST SEA FILL AIRPORT OF TURKEY. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(35), structures.26. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v35.structures.26