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Spirit AeroSystems Adds Storage Capacity with Large Fabric Structure from Legacy Building Solutions
Spirit AeroSystems Adds Storage Capacity with Large Fabric Structure from Legacy Building Solutions
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Legacy Building Solutions
19500 County Road 142
South Haven, MN, 55382

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Press release date: August 6, 2014

WICHITA, Kan. — Spirit AeroSystems, one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial, military and regional jets, has opened a new storage facility at its headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. The tension fabric building was designed and constructed by Legacy Building Solutions.

Spirit's fabric structure measures 160 by 600 feet, providing ample space for equipment storage. The fabric building features rigid frame, I-beam engineering, with a durable, translucent polyethylene roof on a structural steel frame. The clear span roof slopes from an interior peak height of 46 feet, 2 inches to an interior eave clearance of 12 feet, 4 inches at the sidewalls. All building frames and steel components are coated with a primer for added protection.

Each endwall of the building has a 20- by 20-foot Megadoor for easy access. To accommodate large components that are moved in and out of the structure less frequently, one endwall also features a special 30- by 25-foot removable panel as a cost-effective alternative to a larger permanent door.

A 6-foot-wide blue stripe along the exterior walls was incorporated to match Spirit's other structures on the campus. Icebreakers were installed in high traffic areas to prevent injury from snow and ice sliding off the roof. The building is also equipped with 8-inch gutters and downspouts for enhanced drainage control.

The project originally initiated after a severe storm damaged an existing Spirit warehouse. After the design and manufacturing of building components was completed, Legacy crews arrived on-site and erected the structure in two-and-a-half weeks. The building meets seismic "B" design codes and the fabric roof is rated for 90 mph winds and 15 PSF snowload.

Legacy Building Solutions specializes in the innovative design, engineering and construction of fabric-covered buildings for several different industries and applications. For more information, contact Legacy Building Solutions, 19500 County Road 142, South Haven, MN 55382, call 320-259-7126 or 877-259-1528, or visit the company's website at

Jenniefer Halverson

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