Flightline construction can’t stop air power

Daniel Kuhn, German contractor, smoothes wet concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction is meant to replace the concrete slabs of the entire ramp because they have reached their life expectancy and began to crack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Daniel Kuhn, German contractor, smoothes wet concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction is meant to replace the concrete slabs of the entire ramp because they have reached their life expectancy and began to crack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Construction continues on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction will replace 90,400 square feet of concrete and cost approximately $2 million. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Construction continues on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction will replace 90,400 square feet of concrete and cost approximately $2 million. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Local German contractors prepare to move concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction began in April 2014 and the estimated completion date is September 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Local German contractors prepare to move concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The construction began in April 2014 and the estimated completion date is September 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Thorsten Klinkosch, German contractor, removes excess concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The workers will pour approximately 1,000 cubic meters of concrete over the course of the construction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)

Thorsten Klinkosch, German contractor, removes excess concrete during construction on the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Aug. 7, 2014. The workers will pour approximately 1,000 cubic meters of concrete over the course of the construction. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gustavo Castillo/Released)