Steel Aircraft Hangar in Astoria, Oregon
Sunward Steel Buildings, Inc., was the fabricator and supplier of this premanufactured metal building in Astoria, Oregon, in April of 1999.
Currently, the building serves as a steel airplane hangar on the grounds of the Port of Astoria-owned Warrenton-Astoria Regional Airport, one of the most accessible general aviation airports on the northern Oregon coast. Used primarily for temporary and long-term private aircraft storage, the hangar provides a safe, secure place for owners to store valuable assets, and the building also provides a storage area for mowers, tractors, and other equipment used in airport operations. The Life Flight Network, which offers air ambulance services throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana, also uses part of the hangar as its base of operations at the airport.
Unrivaled Protection for Aircraft
Highly desirable among those seeking affordable, durable aircraft storage solutions, pre-engineered steel hangars are highly customizable and can house everything from small, personal aircrafts to commercial jumbo jets. Offered with single or multiple units, metal hangars are also available with a broad range of bi-fold or commercial sliding door options.
This particular prefabricated steel hangar has been a part of the airport for 20 years now, offering supreme protection for stored aircraft and ample room for equipment storage. Situated along the south shore of the Columbia River, the port city of Astoria is a part of Clatsop County. The community sits roughly 100 miles from Portland and about 25 miles north of Cannon Beach.
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Featuring a clear span design free from any interior columns or obstructions, the steel airplane hangar offers unmatched strength and durability, and it stands 40’x37.6’x20’ in size with a 1:12 roof pitch. Rugged and resistant to damage caused by water, wind, fire, pests and similar common construction hazards, the steel hangar building provides premium protection for valuable aircraft.
The hangar itself is comprised of high-end Galvalume steel components, and the building also features a 90-mph wind speed rating in adherence to local building codes. Rugged, long-lasting and low maintenance, the metal hangar maintains its functionality and aesthetic appeal through the years while requiring only minimal, if any, maintenance.