Rubb Building Systems Hangar at Istanbul Airport Nears Completion

SANFORD, Maine, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The new airport in Istanbul, Turkey was planned as the largest in the world, with an annual 150 million passenger capacity in its last planned expansion stage, while remaining upgradable to handle 200 million annual passengers if required in the future. Rubb has been a part of this massive undertaking, building a large hangar for Turkish Airlines. The 82.3m (270ft) x 87.5m (287ft) x 9.8m (32ft) AVC type structure is in its final stages of completion(as of March 1, 2019) and will provide maintenance and repair services (MRO)for Turkish Airlines Cargo . The hangar (pictured) is equipped with 50mm Rubb Thermohall insulation system along with an LED lighting system and a full HVAC system. The structure will also contain a 71.9m (236ft) x 19.8m (65ft) Megadoor entry system. States Rubb USA President Dave Nickerson: "This has truly been an internationally cooperative project for Rubb: Rubb UK was involved in the early sales process and securing the contract after first meeting the client at MRO Europe.Rubb USA engineered and oversaw the project, while Rubb Poland produced the Thermohall and Rubb Norway provided the advanced TEKKLA program modeling. Our partners at Hallmaker (Rubb parent company) helped with installation and the steel was produced in Turkey by Modul Celik with cooperation and oversight from RubbUSA."

Group CEO Rune Martini added: "This type of collaborative enterprise demonstrates the Rubb Group's capability to take on complex projects globally. All of us at Rubb hope this high profile project will further enhance Rubb's reputation as a world leader in the aviation hangar and cargo warehouse market."

SOURCE Rubb Building Systems