The Largest Stage on the Westside


The historic Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport is known as one of Southern California's premier venues for charity, corporate and private events. The dramatic ceiling vaults to an impressive 43-feet at the center, providing an arched steel truss over a 150- by 234-foot cement floor. The 35,000 square foot hangar is one of the biggest and most versatile venues in L.A., making it uniquely suited for events as diverse as concerts, retail sales, awards shows, trade shows and gala dinners. An additional 6,000 square feet of dressing, production and conference rooms are available. Adjacent exterior areas for tenting, parking and support facilities total over 97,000 square feet. Easy freeway access.

Capacity - 3,000 interior and more, doors open to 130 feet wide to add exterior area.

Facility Type - Independently owned hangar structure for events.

Restrictions - Some sound requirements.

Historical Notes - Home to DC3's in the 1960's, Howard Hughes plane in the 1970's.

Hangar Highlights