The Boeing Company MD-80, MD-90 and MD-11 Facilities

To house the fuselage joint and final assembly of MD-80 and MD-90 passenger airlines, Austin was commissioned by the Douglas Products Division of The Boeing Company to design and construct a new assembly facility and relocate the company’s tooling functions.

Project Description: 

To house the fuselage joint and final assembly of MD-80 and MD-90 passenger airlines, Austin was commissioned by the Douglas Products Division of The Boeing Company to design and construct a new assembly facility and relocate the company’s tooling functions.

Austin implemented a design-build renovation for 513,000 SF of manufacturing, support and office facilities. The project included a 1950s vintage aircraft manufacturing building, which was designed to be 1,140-feet long and 450-feet wide, with a 45-foot clear height and three 150-foot clear bays.

MD-11 Fuselage Transition Plant Renovation/Remodel Project

Austin also implemented an 867,000 SF design-build renovation for manufacturing, support and office facilities, including two 1940s vintage aircraft manufacturing buildings, one 1,300-feet long by 300-feet wide, and the other 1,590-feet long by 300-feet wide, with 45-foot clear spans up to 200-feet wide. Austin’s services included equipment and tooling relocation and installation.

Project Stats: 
Square Footage: 513,000 (MD-80 / MD-90);  867,000 (MD-11)
Location: 

Long Beach, CA

Project Client: 

The Boeing Company

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