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Why Steel-Framed Buildings are the Go-To Solution for Aircraft Hangars

Welcome to Midbrook Steel Buildings! Today, we’re delving into why steel-framed buildings are the ultimate choice for aircraft hangars. With our extensive experience in constructing steel buildings tailored for aviation purposes, we’re here to shed light on the unparalleled benefits of steel-framed buildings for aircraft hangars.


Durability and Strength

One of the main reasons why steel is the preferred choice for constructing aircraft hangars is its unmatched durability and strength. Aircraft hangars need to withstand heavy loads, harsh weather conditions, and frequent usage. Steel, known for its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio, provides the necessary structural integrity to support large aircraft while withstanding the test of time. At Midbrook Steel Buildings, we ensure that every steel frame is engineered to meet and exceed industry standards, guaranteeing a robust structure that offers long-term reliability.

Spacious Clear Span Designs

Aircraft hangars require vast open spaces to accommodate aircraft of various sizes. Steel-framed buildings offer clear span designs, eliminating the need for cumbersome support columns within the hangar space. This unobstructed layout not only maximises usable space but also provides flexibility for aircraft manoeuvrability and maintenance operations. Whether you’re housing a single aircraft or managing a fleet, steel-framed buildings can be tailored to suit your specific requirements, ensuring optimal functionality and efficiency.

Cost-Effectiveness and Quick Construction

In the aviation industry, time is of the essence, and cost-efficiency is paramount. Steel-framed buildings offer both. With Midbrook Steel Buildings, you can expect streamlined construction processes that minimise project timelines without compromising quality. The prefabricated nature of steel components allows for rapid assembly on-site, reducing labour costs and construction time significantly. Moreover, steel’s inherent durability translates to lower maintenance expenses over the building’s lifespan, making it a financially prudent investment for aircraft operators and owners.

Environmental Sustainability

As the world increasingly embraces sustainable practices, steel-framed buildings emerge as eco-friendly solutions for aircraft hangars. Steel is a highly recyclable material, with a significant portion of the steel used in construction being sourced from recycled materials. Additionally, steel buildings can be designed to incorporate energy-efficient features such as insulation, lighting systems, and renewable energy sources, further reducing their environmental footprint. At Midbrook Steel Buildings, we’re committed to delivering solutions that not only meet your operational needs but also align with your sustainability goals.

Case Studies

Curious to see our steel-framed buildings in action? Check out our case studies highlighting successful projects in the aviation sector:

Midbrook Steel Buildings Delivers a High-Quality Helicopter Hangar Steel Building for Central Helicopters: Explore how Central Helicopters benefited from our tailor-made steel hangar solution, boosting operational efficiency and cost savings. Read more

Helicopter Storage Steel Building for Large Country Estate: Discover how a private client entrusted Midbrook Steel Buildings to construct a state-of-the-art helicopter storage facility on a large country estate, achieving unparalleled functionality and durability. Read more


Your Perfect Aircraft Hangar Solution

In conclusion, when it comes to constructing aircraft hangars, steel-framed buildings stand out as the go-to solution. With their unparalleled strength, spacious designs, cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability, steel structures offer a myriad of benefits that cater to the unique needs of the aviation industry. At Midbrook Steel Buildings, we’re proud to be at the forefront of delivering innovative steel solutions that propel our clients’ success in the skies. Contact us today to explore how we can bring your aircraft hangar vision to life!