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Hanger / Venue

Size: Approximately 6,000 sq ft
Height: Approximately 22 ft
Capacity:
-275 seated banquet-style
-300 seated theatre-style

**Please note: Maximum capacity is 300 guests.
Access Times: 9am – 1am on the day of the event unless otherwise specified.

**Please note: This includes set up and tear down. Events that run over time will be subject to additional fees.
Bathrooms: 7 bathrooms on main floor (Includes two wheelchair accessible stalls). One additional Bridal Suite/Powder Room with bathroom located upstairs.
Parking: 200+ stalls available directly in front of SKY Hangar (includes one wheelchair accessible stall and entrance ramp). No overnight parking, as per Pitt Meadows Airport Society regulations.
Foyer: Guests may access the event through the foyer; however, foyer use is reserved primarily for Sky Helicopters’ commercial operations, no decor is permitted.
Infinity Photo Wall: Available for use.
Stage: Available for use.
Large Hangar Bay Door: Not to be opened. The doors back on to active airspace which is strictly prohibited from events. Ongoing helipad operations also generate considerable noise and wind which is disruptive to activity and décor when the doors are open.
Small Hangar Door: Can be opened when guests are arriving via helicopter for the event, or in the evenings with fencing for an additional fee.
Helipads/Airspace: Access is prohibited, unless special authorization has been obtained.
Helicopter Noise: Some noise is to be expected. SKY Helicopters’ commercial operations proceed as normal during events.
Smoking & Vaping: Only permitted in the designated area front left of the building. All ensuing waste must be properly disposed.
Storage: No additional storage on the premises.
Pets: SKY Hangar is animal friendly (within reason).

Equipment

*Included in Rental

 

Audio/Visual: State of the art sound system in excess of 25,000 watts. Three projection screens (2 x 12ft/1 x 16ft) & 2 wireless microphones.

**Please note: A/V technician and DJ not included.
Lighting: State of the art lighting system and customizable light- board.

**Please note: lighting technician not included.
Wifi: Available for all guests.
Air Conditioning: Yes.
Kitchen:
-Large commercial fridge
-Commercial oven
-Small commercial dishwasher
-Commercial ice machine

**Please note: There is a limited amount of counter space available.
Scissor Lift: Available for an additional fee.
Generator: No generator. Partial power back-up from Pitt Meadows Airport in the event of a power-outage.

Vendors & Catering

Outside vendors: Are permitted, but we prefer working with vendors from our “preferred partners” list that are familiar with the operations and policies unique to our venue.

**Please note: Absolutely NO catering companies are permitted on helipads or airside space. Caterers must be prepared to access prep kitchen through the front foyer.

Décor

Hanging Décor: No tape on walls. No holes in walls or ceilings. Nothing on sprinkler pipes. Nothing heavy hanging on circular tress.
Confetti: Not permitted.
Candles: Must be contained within holders/glass.
Smoke Machine: Permitted.
Fireworks: Strictly prohibited on all designated airspace.
Heavy Stationary Equipment: Ensure carpet or protective barrier to prevent scuffs/damage to flooring (includes vehicles).
Vinyl Decals: Vinyl Labs has an exclusive partnership with SKY Helicopters Hangar through their affiliation with the Westlund Group and the quality of their work. As such, they are the only decal/wrap company permitted to do vinyl installations with SKY Helicopters Hangar.

LIQUOR POLICY

Any alcohol on the premises must be licensed by BC Liquor License Board and distributed according to their requirements. A Special Occasion liquor licence can be obtained through BC Liquor Stores Special Events at: www.specialevents.bcldb.com.

**Please note: SKY Hangar requires that all alcohol is to stop being served ONE HOUR PRIOR to the agreed upon end time in order to allow guests to wrap up and for tear-down to begin.

SECURITY
For all events, SKY Helicopters Hangar charges a security fee of $45/hr + GST per guard from the event start time until the last guest vacates the premises, as per Pitt Meadows Airport Society regulations. This fee will be added to the invoice and charged post-event.
CLEANING
Coordination of tear-down remains the responsibility of the event organizer, however professional after-hours cleaning is included in rentals.
STORAGE
No additional storage on-site.
All decor and rentals must be dropped off and picked up the same day of the event.
Liability
Pitt Meadows requires all events to obtain special event insurance with a minimum of 5 M Liability. And a copy of the insurance is to be provided prior to the event.