Featured Alaskan Quonset Hut Building Projects

With hundreds of Alaskan customers, SteelMaster’s building specialists are experts in designing structures in the state.

Read about the projects below to learn more about SteelMaster and how our customers have utilized our Quonset huts for their building needs.

Steel S model quonset hut pole vaulting facility. With custom red painted wooden end walls, one white roll up garage door , one small window with matching red wooden framing and one white walkthrough door.

Pole Vault Facility in Salcha

  • Model type: XS-Model &  S-Model
  • Size: 34’W X 24’H X 45’L & 10’W X 22’H X 80’L

This building, known as the “Salcha Dome,” is used for the Alaskan Pole Vault Club. It is comprised of two parts: a main 35’ x 45’ building connected to a 12’ x 80’ structure that is used as a runway.  Because heating in Alaska is expensive, he only heats the main part of the building and separates the two sections with an insulated garage door. The building has radiant floor heating.

Steel X model quonset hut workshop covered in snow with natural wood custom endwall with one white garage door, one white walkthrough door and one white window. One red tractor covered in snow on left side of building.

Workshop in Anchor Point

  • Model type: X-Model
  • Size 30’W X 16’H X 36’L

In the three years Bob C.’s SteelMaster building has been assembled, it’s lasted through three winters and now two major earthquakes. Bob opted for our X-Model, which is the most popular for areas with heavy snow.

Steel A model quonset hut with custom wooden end wall with two wooden doors on front end wall and red wooden walkway leading up to building.

Storage in McCarthy

  • Model Type: A-Model
  • Size 20’W X 12’H X 28’L

Many SteelMaster customers save money by building their own custom endwalls with locally purchased materials. This Alaskan storage building has custom wooden endwalls, with a wooden ramp leading up to it.

Steel A model quonset hut painted black with custom wood framing for windows and walkthrough door. Cabin is in a snowy forest.

Cabin in Kotzebue

  • Model type: A-Model
  • Size: 20’W X 12’H X 24’L

SteelMaster customer Rod E.’s Quonset hut cabin is the perfect place to get some rest and relaxation in the Alaskan wilderness. Located about 24 miles from his home, the 20’ x 24’ A-Model cabin is so remote that the only way to get there is by boat or snow machine.

Steel Quonset hut boat storage with two blue shipping containers on both sides, and one small white and blue boat and one gray trailer inside of building.

Boat Storage in Ketchikan

  • Model Type: T-Model & Q Model
  • Size: 22’W X 15’H X 24’L & 26’W X 7’H X 20’L

Typically, customers use two shipping containers with a cover in between to create a structure. However, this boat storage structure is unique in that it only uses one shipping container in its design.

Steel quonset hut airplane hangar on water with small black and white plane heading towards the open hangar door of the building.

Airplane Hangar in Ketchikan

  • Model Type – S-Model & Q-Model
  • Size: 40’W X 18’H X 12’L

Protecting aircraft can be an expensive and challenging venture, but SteelMaster’s metal airplane hangars are a perfect solution. Our disaster resistant buildings can withstand heavy snow and wind loads that are common in Alaska.

Steel Quonset hut container cover with blue shipping containers on both sides, in a construction zone surronded by cranes and construction equipmen t

Container Cover in Anchor Point

  • Model type: R-Model
  • Size: 60’W X 18’H X 100’L

This container cover structure is the largest of its kind in Alaska and is used as a pipe manufacturing plant.

Steel S model quonset hut equipment storage with one roll up garage door on front end wall and one walkthrough door to the right of the garage door.

Equipment Storage in Middleton Island

  • Model Type: XQ-Model
  • Size: 35’W X 18’H X 80’L

When you make an investment in the proper equipment for your business, you need an equipment storage building that is strong enough to protect it.  This equipment storage building is used by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Steel S model quonset hut painted white with one roll up garage door and one walkthrough door. Building is sitting on platform on water.

Hatchery in Petersburg

  • Model Type – S-Model & XS-Model
  • Size: 20’W X 13’H X 35’L & 28’W X 15’H X 40’L

This floating Quonset hut is used by the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, Inc. (NSRAA), a private, non-profit corporation that conducts salmon enhancement projects throughout northern southeast Alaska. They have been serving the southeast Alaskan fishing community since 1978. The building is used as a hatchery for the restoration and rehabilitation of Alaska’s salmon stocks.

Small steel s model quonset hut shed painted brown with one garage roll up door on concrete slab

Shed in Anchorage

  • Model type: S-Model
  • Size: 14’W X 11’H X 14’L

SteelMaster is the industry leader providing top-quality metal sheds to customers looking for adequate storage. This customer painted customized their shed by painting the arches a dark brown color.

Steel quonset hut covered in snow on wooden slits with one walkthrough door on front end wall and one window.

Workshop in Thorne Bay

  • Model Type – A-Model
  • Size: 20’W X 12’H X 32’L

All SteelMaster buildings are designed to accommodate heavy snow loads in areas that experience frequent snowstorms, such as Alaska. Due to the pitched roof of this Quonset hut workshop, the snow slides right off the roof.

Left picture: Steel S model quonset hut with wood stacked inside, one orange bucket and a green wheelbarrow. Building is next to a wood cabin and has a tree behind it. Right picture: Inside of steel shed with ladder, orange bucket , wood stacked on wooden palette on right side of building, one green wheelbarrow in front of picture.

Shed in Ketchikan

  • Model Type – S-Model
  • Size: 12’W X 11’H X 20’L

The 100 percent useable space makes the Quonset hut ideal for storing materials. The small backyard shed kit is used to store firewood and other gardening tools.

SteelMaster’s metal Quonset hut kits have been used for many applications, from backyard sheds and garages to cabins.

Our building specialists are experts in the design and logistical challenges of building a structure in Alaska.

Our team is able to work with Alaskan freight forwarders to coordinate the most cost-effective manner of shipping to Alaska. We’re also capable of delivering right to your site, even in the most remote areas. You’ll be able to decide if you’d like the building delivered for pick up at the dock or delivered right to your property.

Your SteelMaster building will be designed to withstand some of the difficult weather challenges Alaska brings. From blizzards to earthquakes, our disaster resistant buildings protect people and their property from whatever Mother Nature may bring.