Aircraft Hangars

Rubb is a leading manufacturer of temporary and permanent fabric aircraft hangars, air cargo facilities, aircraft maintenance buildings, storage warehouses and aviation hangars.

Alternative hangar solutions

Many airports, airlines and aviation organisations are reaping the topflight benefits of Rubb specialist and custom designed aircraft hangars. Rubb Aviation has a proven track record in delivering fast, flexible and cost effective solutions to aviation and military aircraft hangar users to protect their planes and helicopters.

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Low Maintenance / Low Costs

Our high-quality membrane materials and post-production galvanized welded frames deliver durability over time, making the cost of maintaining Rubb aircraft hangars more economical compared to conventional aviation buildings.

Energy-Efficient Roof Membranes

Translucent membranes allow natural daylight to illuminate the hangar workspace while the white roof surface reflects heat. Optional Thermohall® insulation minimises heat transfer, prevents condensation and virtually eliminates thermal bridging and air infiltration.

Multiple Hangar Door Options

Rubb offers a variety of different hangar door solutions. They can be selected and designed to suit many size and opening requirements. This flexibility ensures that our aviation clients get the best option for their selected aviation building type, depending on their operational needs.

Rapid Construction, Installation and Relocation

Rubb aircraft hangars can be quickly erected, dismantled and relocated due to module pre-fabrication. Rubb can provide site supervisors or fully dedicated construction teams to complete any custom aviation project. Aircraft hangars are transportable by land, sea and air.

Flexible and Cost-Efficient Foundation Systems

Rubb aircraft buildings can accommodate many foundation options such as concrete up-stand, ballast weights, and ground anchors into an existing surface. Rubb co-ordination with the groundwork contractor is key for the client to reach the most cost effective solution.

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Reduced Time On-Site

Our established supply chain streamlines coordination of delivery and installation. Pre-fabricated elements and the ability to construct our hangars in a variety of weather conditions speeds up the construction process.

Customisable Features

Aviation buildings can accommodate all types of door, ventilation and other systems and safely support high loads imposed by overhead cranes, ceiling-mounted HVAC and fire-suppression systems, fall-protection equipment and other superimposed loads.

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Comprehensive Long-Term Service

Rubb personnel are on hand to provide help and support, from initial contact to quotation, installation and beyond. Rubb’s commitment to customer service continues after hangar project completion and forms the basis for long-term customer satisfaction.

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Explore Rubb’s patented Thermohall® insulated cladding system, which delivers many cost effective and eco-friendly benefits. Thermohall® fabric can be used to clad all hangars for maintenance, repair and overhaul and aircraft storage. Insulation can be supplied in thicknesses from 50mm to 200mm providing the best cost saving thermal solution.

Thickness U Value (SI) W/m2K R Value (US) ft-F-hr/BTU
50mm (2in) 0.67 W/m2K R11
100mm (4in) 0.36 W/m2K R19
150mm (6in) 0.25 W/m2K R27
200mm (8in) 0.19 W/m2K R35

Outer layer
Flame retardant heavy duty fabric


High density glass wool insulation


Inner layer
Self-cleaning PVC fabric

Thermohall insulated fabric

Hangar solutions to suit your operations

Rubb has the ideal aviation hangar solution for helicopter and fixed wing aircraft maintenance and storage. Rubb hangars provide functional spaces for commercial and military helicopters, aircraft, air cargo storage and temporary or permanent air terminal expansion.

newquay airport hangar


Rubb MRO hangars are custom designed to suit our clients’ maintenance, repair and overhaul needs. We work closely with end users to ensure the hangar design, dimensions and shape incorporate the most efficient use of available space.

bristow helicopter storage hangar


Users of Rubb aircraft storage hangars benefit from clear spans and high translucent ceilings, which provide a bright efficient working environment. Rubb structures are built to last, but are fully relocatable or extendable to meet changing storage needs.

Aircraft Hangars Accessories & Options

Browse through the accessories and options that can be selected for Rubb aircraft hangars to suit your operational needs.

Rubb door systems


Explore door types to suit your needs. Options include access doors,  RSDs, PVC doors, sliding doors & large hangar doors

Rubb building heating


To create the perfect working environment, Rubb structures can incorporate Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Dehumidification

Electrics and Lighting

Electrics and Lighting

Rubb can design and install complete lighting and electrical packages to suit the business needs within all buildings

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We now offer a first class Service Department to support our customers in managing the lifecycle value of their Rubb buildings

Aircraft Hangar Projects

With over 40 years experience of designing, manufacturing and constructing custom aviation hangars we have built up relationships with high profile clients across the globe.

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easyJet MRO Aircraft Hangar

easyJet MRO Aircraft Hangar

Rubb lands prestigious order for easyJet MRO aircraft hangar system at Gatwick Airport, London.

NPAS hangar
National Police Air Service Hangar

National Police Air Service Hangar

Rubb rapid construct helicopter hangar flies north to support NHV offshore projects at Wick John O’Groats Airport, Scotland.

NHV Offshore Helicopter Hangar

NHV Offshore Helicopter Hangar

Rubb rapid construct helicopter hangar flies north to support NHV offshore projects at Wick John O’Groats Airport, Scotland.

MRO hangar Dundee Airport
Rubb returns to Dundee Airport

Rubb returns to Dundee Airport

In 1999 Rubb UK completed construction of an aircraft maintenance hangar for Scot Airways at Dundee Airport

Bristow hangar Faklands
Bristow Group Falkland Islands

Bristow Group Falkland Islands

Rubb wins second Bristow order for fabric helicopter hangar to support operations at the Falkland Islands.

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Newquay Cornwall Airport MRO Hangar

Newquay Cornwall Airport MRO Hangar

Rubb has designed, manufactured and constructed a new storage warehouse to create safe haven for materials at Belfast harbour.

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Horizon Flight Academy Maintenance Hangar

Horizon Flight Academy Maintenance Hangar

Rubb provided three 23.4m x 36m EFASS helicopter maintenance hangars to Horizon Flight Academy.

CAE Aviation Surveillance Hangar

CAE Aviation Surveillance Hangar

Rubb help to combat piracy with Seychelles Coastguard by providing a lightweight storage hangar

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British Airways CityFlyer MRO Hangar

British Airways CityFlyer MRO Hangar

A Rubb aircraft service hangar was an urgent requirement after a fire destroyed the existing hangar at Gatwick Airport for BA CityFlyer.

npas aircraft hangar doncaster
Hangar in place to support NPAS at Doncaster

Hangar in place to support NPAS at Doncaster

A bespoke new air base featuring a Rubb aircraft hangar is taking shape for the National Police Air Service, Doncaster.

Bristow helicopter storage
Bristow Group Norwich Airport

Bristow Group Norwich Airport

Bristow Group approached Rubb to design, manufacture and construct a helicopter storage hangar

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RAF Kinloss Nimrod Military Hangar

RAF Kinloss Nimrod Military Hangar

Rubb came up with a custom hangar solution measuring 48.5m x 45m long to house the UK Royal Air Force’s Nimrod MRA4 aircraft.

Hangar Structure Types

Rubb can provide custom designed hangars in a variety of configurations and sizes to suit your specific requirements.

Rubb BVE Structure type

BVE Structure

BVE structures feature lattice frame sidewalls and can be designed with single or multiple lattice roof pitches. Span widths start from 20m to 40m, by any length.

Rubb BVC Structure Type

BVC Structure

The BVC is designed with a vertical column leg and a lattice frame roof. This structure type offers a large clear internal area. 40m to 100m width spans are available.

Rubb BVL Structure Type

BVL Structure

The BVL has vertical lattice frame sidewalls and single or multiple lattice roof pitches per span. Large spans start from 40m to 100m in width, by any length.

Rubb EFASS hangar

EFASS Structure

The EFASS hangar is designed for rapid deployment. Lightweight, robust and relocatable, these hangars are available in three widths (11m, 20.4m and 25m).

Contact the Team

Contact the Rubb team with your hangar requirements. We are here to support you throughout your project.

View Brochure

Explore the latest Rubb aviation brochure. This brochure features the latest projects and structure information.