Sliding Gate System for A380 Lufthansa Hangar, Frankfurt/Main

A380 large door system for maintenance by Lufthansa Technik AG

Project
Large industrial gate system for the Airbus A380 Lufthansa hangar, Frankfurt/Main Airport

Owner
LHT Lufthansa Technik AG
22335 Hamburg, Germany

Project description

Large industrial gate system, 4-winged, electrically operated, full glazing of the gate system with polycarbonate lighting panels

Technical specifications

Length of gate 180.00 m
Height of gate 27.25 m
4 sliding gate wings each 45.00 m wide
Total weight 480 t of steel

Function

Jet stream deflection with a sound absorption zone

Architect

von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
52062 Aachen, Germany

General contractor

Ed. Züblin AG
Direktion Stuttgart Komplettbau
70567 Stuttgart-Möhringen, Germany

Service

Planning, fabrication and assembly, including mechanics and electrical engineering

Construction period

Construction period 2007