Belfast International Airport Constabulary

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).

Weapons and equipment

The BIAC are usually equipped with Glock 17 pistols and other self defense equipment. Their uniform consists of a standard kevlar vest, white shirt, black trousers and boots and a pair of black leather gloves.

See also


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