Aircraft Hangar Doors - What are the options?

What are the options with Aircraft Hangar Doors?

Well with Aircraft Hangar Doors there are a number of options and styles which will suit different situations, buildings or opening sizes.

The Most common Aircraft Hangar Doors Are:

  • Sliding Doors
  • Folding Doors
  • Bi-Folding overhead Doors
  • Hydraulic Single Panel Doors
  • Sectional Wide-span Overhead Doors
  • Mega Fabric Doors

With a number of private and commercial aircraft hangars being erected we are finding each customer wants a solution that is:

  • A = Best value for money.
  • B = Easy to use
  • C = Safe & secure
  • D = Built for the site-specific environment.

There are advantages and disadvantages for each door system which depend on the building shape, size location and wind environment.

Below are images of the most common Hangar Doors which are available and used both in recreational / private hangars and larger commercial hangars.

Bi-folding overhead hangar door
Bi-folding overhead Hangar Door ( Life Flight Hangar - Wellington NZ)

Sectional Widespan Hangar Overhead Door (Manawatu - Whanganui District Private Hangar)

Hydraulic Single Panel Hangar Door (Supplied Image) 

Sliding hangar Door (NZ Private Hangar) 

Whether you have a small recreational/private hangar or a hangar for commercial aircraft, Glideaway is able to offer a full design to Installation for any Hangar doors to meet your requirements.

Make a start today and contact us:

email: or call: 0508 611 166

Posted on

August 19, 2021