CoStruct offers a viable solution to the industry where additional covered space may be required, with a short lead time, either as a permanent facility or just as a temporary hangar during redevelopment.
The geodetic steel and fabric design is available in spans up to 60 metres and provides an excellent internal working environment. The structure is capable of supporting roof-mounted equipment such as overhead cranes with a capacity in excess of five tonnes. CoStruct will work on a turnkey basis and coordinate the client’s civil, electrical and mechanical requirements in accordance with CAA regulations.
LONDON LUTON AIRPORT
In 1999 Easyjet Airlines was in the need of a temporary hangar during the construction of a permanent one nearby. The structure was provided and anchored directly at the apron.
The hangar has subsequently been modified to accommodate the larger Boeing 737/800 aircraft. This was easily achieved by repositioning a number of steel members and adding additional fabric sections to the “Megadoor”.
LONDON LUTON AIRPORT
In 2006, after six years after the installation, the hangar was dismantled and stored.
OXFORD AIRPORT - ENGLAND
Then, two years later, the Easyjet hangar has been RELOCATED to Oxford Airport.
The steel structure has been increased in length to 49.50m, the cover replaced with a blu one as well as the Megadoor fabric.
RYANAIR HANGAR - SWEDEN
Nykoping _ Stockholm (Sweden) 45mx50m hangar
The hangar erected in Scandinavia has been designed to resist extremes of temperature below minus 15 degrees °C and withstand high wind and snow loads.
GLASGOW AIRPORT - SCOTLAND
A hangar was required at short notice by Loganair Airlines for their fleet of aircraft during the construction of a purpose-built maintenance facility and administration building.
The 37m x 25m structure at Glasgow airport was bolted directly to the apron and provided with a white cover, which offers daylight working conditions internally boosted to 500 lux through high bay sodium lighting.
The hangar has since been dismantled and sold to another airline operator.
LAGOS - NIGERIA
30×50 m Helicopter Hangar installed to a Bristow Helicopter maintenance base
PORT HARCOURT - NIGERIA
A 30×50 m Helicopter Hangar has been installed on a Bristow Helicopter maintenance base.
Then two years later the hangar has been increased in length, in L shape, to the size of 30m x 160m
The structure has been provided with a very effective ventilation system formed by lateral openings and big fans in the ceiling.
SHANNON AIRPORT - IRELAND
In 2017 Lufthansa Technik was in need of an occasional extension of its permanent hangar during the maintenance of some aircraft exceeding the available size.
Costruct has provided a mobile structure, 18m x 9m, mounted on wheels and suitable to be moved from working to parking position by a local aircraft-tug