NAS Defense & Aerospace Building

24,450 sq ft Tension Fabric Defense & Aerospace Building
Patuxent River, Maryland

Project Profile

The rundown

The Legacy Building Solutions team designed and constructed this custom 24,450 sq ft tension fabric defense and aerospace building in Patuxent River, Maryland. Our team of designers, developers, and builders create unique, custom fabric building solutions for a wide variety of uses.

Customer Success

“It was a priority to get the new building operating quickly so we could continue our programming. They were totally committed to doing whatever was necessary to support our project.”

Steve Henry | OKC Tennis Center

“Legacy Building Solutions has given Solar Ship more than just a state-of-the-art hangar and assembly building. Through our close collaboration, their design incorporates a self-reliant photovoltaic power package that sits above the fabric roof, allowing our building operations to be entirely off-grid. In addition, Legacy’s foundation design allowed us to re-use an existing concrete pad, saving us time and money during construction. These innovations were part of our top-level requirements, and delivering on them really sets Legacy apart from the traditional building segment.”

Lewis Reford | Solar Ship

Feature Details

  • Hangar size: 163 feet x 150 feet
  • 69-foot interior peak height with 45-foot sidewall height
  • One Mega door – 146 feet wide x 52 feet tall
  • Inner liner and R19 insulation
  • One tug door – 12 feet x 10 feet
  • Anchored to existing concrete apron
  • AFFF fire suppression system
  • UL96-compliant lightning protection system
  • Engineered for 104 mph winds, 20 lb. snow load
  • Building use: Defense and Aerospace

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