The unique military building existent in Europe and perhaps all over the world for its dimensions islocated in the area between Pastandrea and Costa deiConti districts.Being built on a hill 32 metres oversea level , it dominates the Megarese harbour andraises just opposite the
on the Eastof Augusta Isle.
the Hangar in 1920
Hangar Frames view
The Hangar can contain 12.000 m
airship and is the only example made
out of reinforced concrete.The load-bearing structure consists of 15
reinforced concrete frames filled in by brick and tiles walls on the
orizontal truss connection.
Another interesting element,if it
had been kept in working order,was the hangar gate, consistingof a
folding gear with 14 elements,each 31m highand controlled by a powerful
Hangar max dimensions are as follows: length 105,50-width 45,20-height 37,00 m (ext.dim.) "
100,00 " 26,00 " 31,00 m (use dim.)
The hangar area , including the
manoeuvres space is 500 x 400 m with NNW-SSE direction ,that is the
exposure direction of the area winds .