Sky’s the Limit

Point of View

Maintaining continuous operations is our first priority in engineering-intensive aviation facilities.

Airports, airlines, and aviation manufacturers are increasing their investment in upgrades that improve the customer experience. Security remains a chief concern with interest in both streamlining efficiency and taking advantage of new and emerging technologies. Interest in sustainability is also rising given public support along with the operational advantages and cost savings.

These engineering-intensive spaces require specialized knowledge and technical skills to address effectively. We recognize the schedule-driven, complex coordination aspects of this type of work. Our approach enables us to achieve not only efficient, effective, and appropriate designs, but designs that allow construction to be completed within budget and on schedule, without impacting ongoing operations.

Meet Our Aviation Market Leader

Nick Baker, Wood Harbinger Associate and Commissioning EngineerAssociate Principal Nick Baker, P.E., CCP, GPCP, LEED AP BD+C is our Aviation Market Leader. If you’re looking for a teaming partner for aviation opportunities and want to learn more about Wood Harbinger’s expertise, please reach out to Nick at 425.628.6042 or by email at


Our Services

  • Airflow monitoring
  • Bird infiltration mitigation
  • Commissioning
  • Controls
    Data & communication systems
  • Fueling systems
  • Large air handling systems
  • Lighting
    Wastewater management
  • Master planning
  • Membrane roof structures
  • Phasing during construction
  • Rough in, raceways & rooms
  • Security & access controls
  • Smoke control
  • Solar hot water heating
  • Technology planning & design
  • Utility planning & distribution
  • Worker safety
  • Water supply analysis

Facility Types

  • Shops (engine, structure, wire, paint, depaint, paint prep)
  • MRO facilities
  • Manufacturing/production facilities
  • Presentation and auditorium spaces
  • Hangars (small corporate jets to multi-bay 747s)
  • Storage spaces
  • Aircraft cargo facilities
  • Airline terminal operations spaces
  • Passenger lounges
  • Airplane delivery centers
  • Baggage handling facilities
  • Concessions
  • Deluge systems for exposure protection
  • Glycol & fuel distribution, dispensing, & storage
  • Ground service equipment facilities

Aviation Projects

767 | 777 | 787 Integration
The Boeing Company
Everett, WA

787 Dreamliner Final Assembly and Delivery Facility
The Boeing Company
Charleston, SC

Aeroman Aircraft Maintenance Facility
El Salvador

Flight Training Center, 2nd Floor Tenant Improvements
Alaska Airlines
SeaTac, WA

Heavy Maintenance Facility
Alaska Airlines, Oakland International Airport
Oakland, CA

Maintenance Facility Expansion and Renovation
Alaska Airlines
Sea-Tac International Airport, SeaTac, WA

  • By the Numbers

    More than 60 aviation projects in the past 5 years

    More than 160 Boeing projects at 10 different locations

    20% of Wood Harbinger’s work