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User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3259 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6704 times:

Could someone pls advise what this building is used for at SFO, is it catering or cargo, TIA  




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User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25358 posts, RR: 49
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6663 times:

Thats an aircraft hangar. Used by both AA and UA.


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User currently offlinemcdu From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1466 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6641 times:

It's called the "Super Bay" hangar

User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25358 posts, RR: 49
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6627 times:

Can be seen in the background in these shots.


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User currently offlinemalaysia From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 3352 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6574 times:

Does OAK accross the bay also have a Super Bay style hangar but its no longer used?


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User currently offlinemodesto2 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 2801 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 6242 times:

UA used to operate a substantial maintenance facility at OAK, but they closed it after 9/11. The building still stands and is clearly visible on the west side of Hegenberger as traffic approaches the terminals.

User currently offlineramprat74 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1537 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 6191 times:

American owns this hangar. They lease out the north half to United. The last I heard, AA was trying to sell it. AA has an identacle hangar down at LAX.

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User currently offlinemaxpower1954 From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 1096 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week ago) and read 3816 times:

Quoting modesto2 (Reply 5):
UA used to operate a substantial maintenance facility at OAK, but they closed it after 9/11. The building still stands and is clearly visible on the west side of Hegenberger as traffic approaches the terminals.

This hangar was built with a government grant to the City of Oakland and leased to World Airways, opening in 1973.
The building in front was WO's headquarters from 1973 until they left in the late '80s, IIRC. It's large enough for four 747s or six DC-10s - World did much contract mx in those days on government and airline aircraft. When I flew for them 1981 to 1986, that's where flight ops was based. Sad to see it empty and forgotten now. Russ Farris


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