Belfast International Airport Constabulary

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The Belfast International Airport Constabulary is a small, specialised police force responsible for policing Belfast International Airport, 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[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ article 19, Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994