Project Description


Biggin Hill Airport, UK.
REIDsteel have recently completed work on the new Rizon Jet MRO hangar and fixed base operation (FBO) at Biggin Hill Airport, London.

Rizon Jet is a charter operator in the Gulf region, with FBO and maintenance facilities in Europe, focusing on travel for senior executives, highranking government officials and professionals.

The contemporary and stylish aircraft terminal is now the Rizon Jet European Base, and covers a total area of 13,000m2.

vip-loungeRizon Jet’s stunning new two-level FBO / VIP Terminal has been designed to cater for an international clientele mainly from Europe and the Middle East.

The ground floor level features five open seating areas and the mezzanine floor offers enclosed lounge areas with two private lounges for clients as well as a crew lounge with work stations and a dedicated rest area.

The FBO / VIP Terminal features REIDsteel silicone glazed curtain walling with circular and ‘stadium’ shaped automatic sliding doors.

The Rizon Jet aircraft hangar is equipped with a REIDsteel electrically operated hangar door, providing an entrance 59.6m wide x 10.2m high, as well as four crane beams to support two REIDsteel underslung cranes. The cranes have a span of 36.5m and a down-shop length of 88m, and are controlled by remote control.

All the steelwork, the glazing and curtain walling was designed, made and installed by REIDsteel.

Hangar Details

sketch of rizon aircraft hangarSpan: 89m
Length: 40m
Eaves Height: 10m
Hangar Doors: Six slabs on three tracks.
Slab: 14.9m high x 9.6m wide.

REIDsteel Elements

tick Structural Design / Detailing
tick Structural Steelwork
tick Roof & Wall Cladding
tick Erection of All Elements
tick Hangar Doors
tick Automatic Entrance Doors
tick Steel Exit Doors
tick Aluminium Curtain Walling