Turning road into runway

Lamp posts and other fixtures along Lim Chu Kang Road, such as this bus stop, have been temporarily removed to turn the 2.5km stretch into a runway for the Republic of Singapore Air Force's Exercise Torrent this weekend. Taking their place is equipme
ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

Lamp posts and other fixtures along Lim Chu Kang Road, such as this bus stop, have been temporarily removed to turn the 2.5km stretch into a runway for the Republic of Singapore Air Force's Exercise Torrent this weekend. Taking their place is equipment such as a mobile air traffic control tower and portable airfield lights.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 12, 2016, with the headline 'Turning road into runway'. Print Edition | Subscribe