Airplane Hangar Building

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Aircraft Hangars

A steel building from General Steel is the most reliable solution for a private aircraft hangar. Protecting your prized asset is of the utmost importance, and steel construction offers the strength and design flexibility that ensures the safety and proper maintenance of your aircraft. Our steel structures feature clear span framing, allowing for column-free interiors that maximize space. Every steel building from General Steel is designed according to use.

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Warranties and Service

Brand General Steel
Available Products I-Beam Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting
Add Colors Roof, Walls and Trim
I-Beam Structural Warranty 50 Years
Paint Warranty 40 Years
Galvalume Roof Warranty 25 Years
Standing Seam Roof Warranty 20 Years
Project Coordinator Included at No Additional Cost

Customizing Your Aircraft Hangar with Our Team

Working with General Steel is a collaborative process that ensures that your final product reflects your specific needs. The process starts with a two-way conversation between you and our experienced team. We want to know exactly how you’ll be using your aircraft hangar, how it fits within your property, and your ideas for interior and exterior design, among other factors. We then research the location of the building to ensure that your airplane hangar is designed with the wind and snow loads of your area in mind as well as any insulation requirements.

Once we get an idea of what building kit best suits your project, we work with you to add customization options, including a wide variety of doors, windows, and exterior color schemes. The ease of steel construction allows us to modify layouts and add further customizations without breaking your budget. From design to construction, we provide the materials and expertise to transform a building kit into an aircraft hangar.

Strength and Durability

While steel is best known for its strength, there are a few other factors that make steel a superior building material. One advantage of steel construction is design flexibility. This is especially important for airplane hangars because of the volume of federal, state, and local regulations that must be considered before construction begins on your hangar. General Steel offers a variety of configurations to accommodate these requirements in addition to a variety of components, including door sizes and types that fit your airplane’s needs.

Steel is the world’s premier building material because of its strength and durability. General Steel uses the highest-quality steel to provide straight walls, tight connections, and a final product that will stand the test of time.

Steel Aircraft Hangar vs Wood Aircraft Hangar

Steel Airplane Hangar Pros

  • Design flexibility meets federal, state, and local building codes
  • Simple bolt-together construction saves time and money
  • 50-year structural warranty no matter the location or size of building

Steel Airplane Hangar Cons

  • Unique roof elevations can be cost prohibitive
  • Many unreliable kit providers offer cheap, inferior product
  • Concrete foundation or piers needed in all cases

Wood Agricultural Building Pros

  • Building materials less influenced by commodity price swings
  • Wood is a natural insulator
  • Sometimes cheaper upfront costs

Wood Agricultural Building Cons

  • Interior columns don’t allow for flexibility in design
  • Extended construction timeline increases final project price
  • Higher insurance costs due to vulnerability to fire damage
When it comes to steel buildings, where are the cost savings found?

Buying when steel prices are low and construction timelines can save you up to 50% compared to traditional construction.

How do I avoid the big-box aesthetic of a steel building?

We provide customization options, including several choices for windows, doors, and color schemes to make your building your own.

What types of insulation are commonly used in metal buildings?

Batt insulation is the most economical and common followed by insulated panels. Spray foam is not recommended.

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