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Shell Aviation Fuel Terminal – Brisbane Airport, QLD

The Shell Aviation Fuel Terminal at Brisbane Airport requires an extensive underground network of pipes to carry the fuel between the domestic and international terminals and the main Shell Depot within the airport precinct.

Project Design Brief

The fuel pipeline installation needed to comply to stringent safety requirements. Shut-off valves are strategically located along the pipelines. One of the shut-off valves is located airside, between both terminals and is regularly trafficked by taxiing aircraft.

ACO's Solution

The airport infrastructure designers chose ACO’s Rhinocast® 25-part multi-part cover system which is rated to Class G (AS 3996).


  • The multi-part configuration allows for the removal of individual covers to facilitate emergency access to the shut-off valves.
  • ACO’s Production Department provided designers with fully dimensioned rebate drawings and wall box locations to help installers integrate the access cover system into the heavy duty pavement.
Shell Aviation Fuel Terminal – Brisbane Airport, QLD

Other ACO products used:

  • Rhinocast® 25-part multi-part Class G access cover system
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