Project Description

115m wide Helicopter Hangar Summit Aviation

Manston Airport


This 6900 m2 Helicopter Hangar was constructed for Summit Aviation in order for them to carry out helicopter and aircraft engine maintenance.
The main Helicopter Hangar is 52m by 115m and the reception area is 22m by 41m.

The curved roof consists of standard trapezoidal cladding and the waveform roof over the reception area is in colour matched aluminium standing seam.
The wall cladding is a mixture of box profile double skin and microrib profile composite panels in Sargasso Blue and Metallic Silver.

Access doors are by Crawford UK and the Main Contractor was GSE Design and Build. The Architects were the Duncan & Graham Partnership and Engineers were Gary Gabriel Associates.

Hangar Details

Span: 52m
Length: Main Hangar Area – 115m
Height: 13.5m to Apex

REIDsteel Elements

tick Structural Design / Detailing
tick Structural Steelwork
tick Roof & Wall Cladding
tick Erection Supervision
tick Vehicle Doors
tick Steel Exit Doors