R&M served as the Independent Quality Firm for the design and construction of the new $54 million Akutan Airport, which was completed under a design/build contract. The scope of work includes a 4,500’ x 75’ paved runway with MIRL lighting, 60,000 SF apron with a connecting MIRL taxiway, 7,150 SF combination snow removal equipment/sand storage building, 1,500’ airport access road, armor stone-protected landing ramps on Akun and Akutan Islands, and 9,850 SF hovercraft storage and maintenance facility building. This project received a Design-Build Honor Award for Transportation Projects from the Design-Build Institute of America.