The Art of Choosing Temporary Aircraft Hangars

There are many reasons why you may need a temporary aviation hangar. Maybe you need a nice hangar for your chopper at home or a quick solution because your hangar is a mangled wreck thanks to some rookie pilot. Whatever the case, it is a relief to know that you can use a temporary hangar and that it is actually available fast.

One advantage of temporary shelters is the fact that they are easy to assemble. You do not have to wait for months or even longer to have your temporary aircraft hangar built. Here are a few reasons why these aviation hangars are increasingly gaining popularity:

  • They are affordable.
  • They are easy to installed.
  • They take very little time to disassemble.
  • They are diverse.

Temporary aircraft hangars can be used as a shelter for:

  • Aircraft
  • Cargo
  • Any equipment
  • Vehicles

Selecting the best hangar for your needs

Sometimes you need a quick solution when you need a shelter to have your aircraft sorted out fast so that it gets back to service quickly. The design of the temporary hangar makes it perfect to meet this need. Be that as it may, you need adequate information to be able to choose the right temporary hangar for your particular needs. Naturally, you begin by identifying those special needs. The answer to this is research!


Some local government authorities provide funding for such undertakings. You should find out if the same is offered in your locality. You also need to factor in the cost of building your own hangar versus renting one. You are likely to spend a lot more money building one for yourself. You are better off renting one.


Different hangars have different features. The access doors, for instance, are in two varieties: sliding hangar doors and walkthrough doors. You also need to find out what other features are available and which ones you need to include in yours.


It is important to factor in how big a space you need in your hangar. This means the floor area and height clearance. Your supplier is going to need these specifics, whatever you are building your hangar for.


Where is your hangar going to be located? There are several considerations for hangar location:

  • Private airstrip
  • Seaport
  • Railway

You will need to specify the location’s guidelines because of the layout of the structure.


This is very important. You know that takeoffs and landings can be affected by weather conditions. Find out about the wind and snow loads in the area because the design of your hangar should factor in the climate conditions. Also important is to investigate about extreme certifications for extreme weather.


This has to do with features like:

  • Sliding doors
  • Walk through doors
  • Interior and exterior lighting
  • Climate control


This is necessary inorder to make the fullest use of floor space and have the safest surrounding as well as avoid collisions.

Getting access to a temporary aircraft hangar, whether you are getting it built or leasing it, is necessary if you are to take care of minor or sometimes major issues that may arise forcing you to get some temporary shelter where the issues can be sufficiently handled.

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Author: James McQuiston

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One thought on “The Art of Choosing Temporary Aircraft Hangars”

  1. It is really interesting that temporary aviation hangars are an option in case someone needs protection for their aircraft. It makes sense, as I can imagine that you would not want to expose a plane or a helicopter to windy or stormy weather when not in use. You’d have to keep it somewhere. Making sure you get the features you want, like sliding hangar doors, is a good tip for anyone needing aircraft storage that will work for them.

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