Belfast International Airport Constabulary

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search

The Belfast International Airport Constabulary (BIAC) is a small, specialised police force responsible for policing Belfast International Airport, serving the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland.

Officers of this force have limited jurisdiction on airport authority property and are sworn as constables under article 19(3) of the Airport (Northern Ireland) Order 1994.[1]

Any serious incidents or major investigations become the responsibility of the local territorial police force, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).[citation needed]

Weapons and equipment

The BIAC are usually equipped with MP5A4 semi-automatic carbines and Glock 17 pistols.[citation needed] Their uniform consists of a standard kevlar vest, white shirt, black trousers and boots and a pair of black leather gloves.[citation needed]

See also


  1. Article 19, Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994.