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Airport Fuel Farm Terminal

01. LOCATION

The Triton Global Petroleum Airport Fuel Farm is located at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau, New Providence Island of the Bahamas with the built up area measuring 122 feet by 105 feet. The land surrounding the airport fuel farm is also under Triton management.

02. PURPOSE

This terminal has been erected to receive, store and deliver Jet A-1 and Avgas for use within the LPIA airport.

03. THE TANK NETWORK 

Jet A-1 storage in seven stainless steel tanks with total capacity of 650,500 gallons:

  • Jet A-1 626,000 gallons

  • Avgas 24,500 gallons

04. TANK DETECTION SYSTEMS

All tanks have installed level indicators for monitoring and inventory.

05. PIPE CONSTRUCTION

The entire pipe network is built in stainless steel which assures avoidance of corrosion particles into the handled fuel. The valves have a manual operation.

06. SUPPLY FROM TRUCK TANKS

Jet A-1

Jet Fuel is supplied to the terminal by a 10,000 gallon tanker truck from Clifton Pier. The Jet A-1 is received from truck tank using any of the three pumping skids, and stored in the six Jet A-1 dedicated tanks of the site. The three compact skids are placed to take fuel from the truck tanks and to deliver the fuel to the fleet of airplane refueling trucks.

 

Each compact skid is fitted with:

  • Pump

  • Meter

  • Coalescer filter

  • Relaxing chamber

  • Delivery hoses

 

The three compact skids have a combined capacity of 1,000 GPM, one with a 400 GPM capacity and the other two with 300 GPM capacities each,

 

Avgas

Similar to Jet A-1 delivery, the Avgas is received from truck tanks however the Avgas is supplied by ISO tanks from Port Everglades, Florida. Avgas is delivered using a dedicated pumping skid and stored in the 24,500 gallon Avgas (TK-H05) tank. With this skid fuel is taken from the truck tanks for storage and delivery to the fleet of airplane refueling trucks.

 

The Avgas compact skid is fitted with:

  • Pump

  • Meter

  • Coalescer filter

  • Relaxing chamber

  • Delivery hoses

 

The skid has a capacity of 250 GPM.

07. CONTROL ROOM

The operation is controlled from a control room which receives and registers the signals from the tanks and from the metering skids. The control room is 40 feet by 23 feet.

The motor 440 V control room feeds the electrical power for the pumps, light, control room and the rest of electrical devices.

08. FIRE PROTECTION

A fire protection system is installed with a close 6” diameter ring hoses and monitors. This ring is connected to the fire network of the airport. A fire and alarm system completes the installation with fire and spill detectors, alarm horns and strobe lights that are operated from manual stations.

09. TRUCK FLEET & LOADING STATION

There are 10 new fleet or refueling trucks with capacities ranging from 5,000-10,000 gallons, three jet fuel truck loading stations and one dedicated Avgas truck loading station.

10. ON GOING WORKS & COMPLETION TIMELINE

​The Triton Global Petroleum Airport Fuel Farm at Lynden Pindling International Airport for the supply of Jet A-1 and Avgas is in service since January 09, 2017. The terminal is running at full capacity and there are no ongoing works at present.