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Twin Airbus Hangars for Emirate Airlines at Dubai International Airport, UAE


This 132 metre wide hangar, for Emirate Airlines with a clear entry height of 20 metres, was designed to take 2 Airbus A320-200, at Dubai International Airport.


Airplane Hangar for Emirates Airlines at the Dubai Air Show 1991 just after opening. Design and fabrication of the hangar was by REIDsteel

This hangar has two 66 metre spans with a clear entry height of 20 metres. This whole structure was designed, made and shipped by us in 8 weeks and erected by local engineers  in record time.


Emirates hangar seen from the side at the Dubai Air Show. This REIDsteel hangar was the main arena for the show.The steel work was designed and fabricated by us, the main contractor was Dutco Balfour Beatty.


All the various aeroplanes on the apron outside the hangar at the Dubai Air Show, from light aircraft, to large airbuses, to fighter jets such as the F-15, Lockhead Stealth Fighter and Sukhoi

The strict time limit left three weeks for shipping and only four weeks on site to erect the steelwork. It is one of the biggest pure portal spans in the world, made from ordinary universal beams.


Fighter Jets outside the REIDsteel hangar

The Emirates fleet has outgrown this hangar, it is now in full use as part of the air cargo village. The hangar is used regularly for the Dubai Airshow.


Lockhead Stealth Fighter Jet outside the REIDsteel metal hangar.

We also designed, fabricated and erected the Emirates Air Cargo Terminal at Dubai International Airport at the same time.

During Construction:

 The huge metal frame during construction in the middle of the desert at Dubai International Airport UAE      Aerial view of the twin metal framed hanger being built at Dubai Airport     Inside the glove hangar while the sheeting is being put up. You can see the extra room allowed in the roof for the tail of the aircraft.

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